convenience store


Definition of convenience store

: a small often franchised market that is open long hours

Examples of convenience store in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Brown fell and hit his head at a convenience store this past March 2 and was found dead in his van minutes later, killed by a blood clot, Fisher said. Jennifer Peltz, Star Tribune, 5 July 2021 Huntsville police announced Thursday that an officer acted inappropriately last weekend during an encounter captured on video as a man was being arrested at a convenience store. Paul Gattis |, al, 3 June 2021 Garcia shot Franklin shortly after a chance encounter in the parking lot of a convenience store on April 9, 2019. Adam Ferrise, cleveland, 20 May 2021 The two friends grew up together andoperate the nearby Wall Street Grocery, which is about the size of a convenience store. . Amelia Pak-harvey, The Indianapolis Star, 6 May 2021 Chauvin is charged with second- and third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of Floyd, 46, who had been suspected of using a fake $20 bill to buy cigarettes at a convenience store. NBC News, 15 Apr. 2021 Amanda Wojcicka, a 24-year-old convenience store worker, said the idea was embarrassing. New York Times, 10 Apr. 2021 Amanda Wojcicka, a 24-year-old convenience store worker, said the idea was embarrassing., 10 Apr. 2021 Police are investigating a robbery in Mira Mesa after a man walked into a convenience store with a gun early Friday and demanded money from an employee, police said. San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 July 2021

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First Known Use of convenience store

1965, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of convenience store was in 1965

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28 Jul 2021

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“Convenience store.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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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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