convenience store

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convenience store

n.
A small retail store that is open long hours and that typically sells staple groceries, snacks, and beverages.

convenience store

n
(Commerce) chiefly US a shop that has long opening hours, caters to local tastes, and is conveniently situated

conven′ience store`


n.
a small market that carries a limited selection of goods and is open long hours.
[1960–65]
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Noun1.convenience store - a store selling a limited variety of food and pharmaceutical itemsconvenience store - a store selling a limited variety of food and pharmaceutical items; open long hours for the convenience of customers
shop, store - a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
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At the "Lawson" conbini (convenience store) across the Tokyo Film Center's School of Arts the salesman admits he has no curiosity about Indo-kei in his midst; two young students who join the conversation concur.
Now the conbini are beginning to install computer terminals at which consumers can browse or shop on the web as easily as they flip through magazines and comic books.