noun (plural groceries)(also grocery store)
1A grocer’s store or business.
- It started in the grocery business because shops were charging too much for food.
- Before this he had worked at the family business - a grocery shop on Girlington Road.
- If he went out somewhere, like the barber shop or the grocery store, I always went with him.
1.1 (groceries) Items of food sold in a grocery store.
- He opened a general store in Union St, selling groceries and supplies to the gold diggers.
- Rob had all the ingredients, thanks to our weekly grocery shopping we did together.
- He bought the cheapest groceries and he thought it didn't matter.
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