Definition of convenience store in English:

convenience store

noun

North American
  • A shop with extended opening hours, stocking a limited range of household goods and groceries.

    • ‘We still also have teenagers drinking alcohol on the street close to the chemist's shop and convenience store in full view of the cameras.’
    • ‘To make ends meet, I've been working in a convenience store that also sells gasoline.’
    • ‘The store has evolved from a local convenience store to a nationally recognised supermarket.’
    • ‘Failing that, try the small convenience store on the street corner.’
    • ‘Several miles from the convenience store the roads were clear - as if there had been no storm at all.’
    • ‘We all filed out of the car and made our way inside the convenience store.’
    • ‘As soon as I stepped outside, I longed for the warmth of the convenience store again.’
    • ‘When he robbed a convenience store, he never returned to rob that store twice.’
    • ‘Directly behind each shelf is a stock shelf, much like the set-up used in a convenience store.’
    • ‘The firm is also proposing to build 14 shops, a convenience store, office blocks and a crèche.’
    • ‘The space can be subdivided for use as a convenience store and coffee shop or a sandwich bar.’
    • ‘We stopped at a gas station and bought some snacks at the convenience store.’
    • ‘He figured he'd stop by the convenience store for a pint of ice cream before going home to watch a DVD.’
    • ‘She got an apartment with friends and began working at a convenience store.’
    • ‘Today, investigators went back and forth over that area around the convenience store.’
    • ‘Craig and I had attended a disturbance call to a convenience store about incorrect change.’
    • ‘The jobs came online in the spring with the opening of a new convenience store at the supermarket's old base in the town centre.’
    • ‘I haven't really had any bad jobs. l used to work at a convenience store with my friends.’
    • ‘In 2001 he decided to take a leave of absence from teaching, and establish a new convenience store.’
    • ‘Logan pulled out of the parking lot and drove to a nearby convenience store.’
    store, retail store, outlet, retail outlet, reseller, cash and carry
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Pronunciation:

convenience store

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