convenience store


: a small often franchised market that is open long hours

Examples of convenience store in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Investigators also found a receipt for the Sig Sauer handgun from a pawn shop and a receipt from a convenience store in the vehicle. Solcyré Burga, TIME, 15 May 2024 Tickets can be purchased in person at gas stations, convenience stores and grocery stores. Sara Chernikoff, USA TODAY, 15 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for convenience store 

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Word History

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of convenience store was in 1965

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“Convenience store.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

convenience store

: a small market that is open many hours

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