convenience store


Definition of convenience store

: a small often franchised market that is open long hours

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Sam Bakkal, 43, an employee of Gemini Market, across the street from the Fiat Chrysler factory, said most of the convenience store’s sales come from plant workers. Chester Dawson, WSJ, "Canada’s Auto Capital Caught in Crossfire of Trade Dispute," 19 Aug. 2018 McGlockton then came out of the convenience store and pushed Drejka to the ground. German Lopez, Vox, "Florida man who killed black man in parking lot charged with manslaughter," 13 Aug. 2018 The images of a convenience store set ablaze and heavily armed officers introduced many people to Ferguson, Missouri, a St. Louis suburb that would become synonymous with the national debate over police treatment of minorities. Blake Nelson, The Seattle Times, "Prosecutor faces first challenger since Ferguson protests," 24 July 2018 Police are hunting for a pair of men suspected of robbing a Northeast Portland convenience store at gunpoint Sunday night, authorities said. Shane Dixon Kavanaugh,, "Toothless gunman in his 60s suspected of sticking up NE Portland store, cops say," 4 June 2018 The son of Farrah Fawcett and Ryan O’Neal was arrested for allegedly robbing a convenience store earlier this month. Alexia Fernandez,, "Redmond O'Neal Blames Arrest on Parents Ryan and Farrah Fawcett: 'I Never Wanted Attention'," 31 May 2018 Surveillance cameras were rolling as two men robbed a Central City convenience store at gunpoint Friday night (April 20), according to the New Orleans Police Department. Laura Mcknight,, "Video captures armed robbery at Central City convenience store," 24 Apr. 2018 Two men are charged with robbing a gas station convenience store on Aurora’s Far East Side Wednesday morning. Hannah Leone, Aurora Beacon-News, "Two men charged in Aurora gas station robbery," 12 Apr. 2018 Police are looking for a man who robbed a convenience store in Stonelick Township early Saturday morning. Sarah Hager,, "Stonelick Township UDF robbed at gunpoint, sheriffs looking for suspect," 31 Mar. 2018

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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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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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