convenience store

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Etymology[edit]

convenience +‎ store

Noun[edit]

convenience store (plural convenience stores)

  1. A small retail store, often in a residential area, that carries a limited selection of items such as staples, junk food, and drugstore items, and which is open long hours for the convenience of shoppers.
    • 1996, Eric Bogosian, SubUrbia, spoken by Nazeer Choudhury (Ajay Naidu):
      Ah, that's nice. They have many convenience stores there for you to stand in front of.

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  • Japanese: コンビニエンスストア (konbiniensu sutoa)

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