convenience store

noun

Definition of convenience store

: a small often franchised market that is open long hours

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Several popular convenience stores and pharmacies like Rite Aid and CVS will also be up and running on December 25, though some locations may operate under a special holiday schedule. Jessica Leigh Mattern, Country Living, "Is Starbucks Open on Christmas?," 19 Oct. 2018 At issue is whether a convenience store deep within the Yakama Nation reservation is subject to the state fuel tax. Phil Ferolito, The Seattle Times, "Supreme Court to hear Yakama reservation gas-tax case," 29 Sep. 2018 The convenience store reopened just two days later on Thursday, and customers created a makeshift memorial for Ali, according to NBC 6. Christianna Silva, Teen Vogue, "The Father of Two Parkland Survivors Was Fatally Shot at His Convenience Store," 20 July 2018 Powell said one of the determining factors in deciding whether to recommend renewing the license is whether the convenience stores with high rates of police calls were in residential areas. Ruth Bruno, courant.com, "To Curb Violence, Hartford Blocks A Dozen Gas Stations, Convenience Stores From Staying Open All Night," 7 July 2018 PORT WASHINGTON - Casey's General Store is planning to open a convenience store at the northwest corner of Highways 33 and LL. Jeff Rumage, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Casey's General Store coming to Port Washington," 27 June 2018 Prime Now and the cashierless AmazonGo convenience store now have fewer things to work on. Spencer Soper, latimes.com, "Amazon began automating warehouses a while ago. Now its machines get desk jobs too," 13 June 2018 The handful of local men and women hanging out at the gas-station convenience store seemed happy for the break in the humdrum. Jason Florio, Smithsonian, "The Dangerous Work of Relocating 5,000-Pound Rhinos," 22 May 2018 Any overlap in products the store has is because all convenience stores choose among popular items from the same suppliers. Gabrielle Banks, San Antonio Express-News, "Buc-ee’s lawyer: Rival Choke Canyon used cartoon animal to lure away drivers," 15 May 2018

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First Known Use of convenience store

1965, in the meaning defined above

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convenience store

noun

English Language Learners Definition of convenience store

chiefly US : a small store that is open for many hours of the day

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