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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.
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convenience store

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