groceries


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gro·cer·y

 (grō′sə-rē, grōs′rē, grō′shə-rē, grōsh′rē)
n. pl. gro·cer·ies
1. A store selling foodstuffs and various household supplies. Also called grocery store.
2. groceries Commodities sold by a grocer.

groceries

(ˈɡrəʊsərɪz)
pl n
(Commerce) merchandise, esp foodstuffs, sold by a grocer
Translations
البِقالَهبِقَالَة
potraviny
købmandsvarer
ruokatavarat
mješovita roba
fûszeráru
matvörur og heimilisvörur
食料雑貨類
식료품
špecerija
specerier
อาหารและสิ่งอื่นๆ ขายที่ร้านขายของชำ
hàng tạp hóa

groceries

[ˈgrəʊsərɪz] NPLcomestibles mpl, abarrotes mpl (LAm)

groceries

[ˈgrəʊsəriz] nplprovisions fpl

groceries

[ˈgrəʊsrɪz] npl(generi) alimentari mpl
to go out for some groceries → fare la spesa

grocer

(ˈgrəusə) noun
a person who sells certain kinds of food and household supplies.
ˈgroceries noun plural
food etc sold in a grocer's shop.

groceries

بِقَالَة potraviny købmandsvarer Lebensmittel είδη μπακαλικής comestibles ruokatavarat provisions mješovita roba cibarie 食料雑貨類 식료품 boodschappen dagligvarer artykuły spożywcze mantimentos продовольственные товары specerier อาหารและสิ่งอื่นๆ ขายที่ร้านขายของชำ yiyecek maddeleri hàng tạp hóa 食品
References in classic literature ?
And since then I've noticed that three little corner groceries have gone out of business.
She only wanted him to go into town for groceries and as soon as she had told him what she wanted began to scold.
The delivery boys hung about the kitchen when they brought the groceries.
right size for Dolls--Lucinda and Jane Doll-cook always bought their groceries at Ginger and Pickles.
He had plenty of time to accomplish this task, for Mombi had gone to a village -- to buy groceries, she said -- and it was a journey of at least two days.
The pains are clear away down to my ankles now, or I'd 'a' walked in to Starkfield on my own feet, sooner'n put you out, and asked Michael Eady to let me ride over on his wagon to the Flats, when he sends to meet the train that brings his groceries.
Also, I paid up the bills I owed to the several groceries that allowed me a small credit.
It was not until we went across the city and down into the working-class quarter south of Market Street that we found small corner groceries that had not yet sold out.
I ask you what, as a husband and a father, I am to do when gentlemen come to me and say, `Do as you like, Mawmsey; but if you vote against us, I shall get my groceries elsewhere: when I sugar my liquor I like to feel that I am benefiting the country by maintaining tradesmen of the right color.
She could have informed you that there was such a word as "polygamy," and being also acquainted with "polysyllable," she had deduced the conclusion that "poly" mean "many"; but she had had no idea that gypsies were not well supplied with groceries, and her thoughts generally were the oddest mixture of clear-eyed acumen and blind dreams.
The Duke's Daughter paid the butcher's bill, A Phantom Hand put down a new carpet, and the Curse of the Coventrys proved the blessing of the Marches in the way of groceries and gowns.
It would be some advantage to live a primitive and frontier life, though in the midst of an outward civilization, if only to learn what are the gross necessaries of life and what methods have been taken to obtain them; or even to look over the old day-books of the merchants, to see what it was that men most commonly bought at the stores, what they stored, that is, what are the grossest groceries.