convenience store

noun

Definition of convenience store

: a small often franchised market that is open long hours

Examples of convenience store in a Sentence

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On July 9, during a warm summer evening nearing 90 degrees, a man entered a gas station convenience store in the unit block of East Timonium Road close to 10 p.m. wearing a black winter coat, a black winter hat and a balaclava-style mask. Libby Solomon, baltimoresun.com, "Armed robberies with knives reported in Towson, Cockeysville precincts," 16 July 2019 To the Moon… Bitcoin ATMs are blooming in PA convenience stores. Robert Hackett, Fortune, "Crypto Mama and the SEC’s “Escape Room”—The Ledger," 15 July 2019 Observed every year on July 11 (7/11, get it?), 7-Eleven Day is when 7-Eleven convenience stores across the nation pay homage to their loyal patrons by offering a free small Slurpee to every person that walks through their doors. Hannah Chubb, PEOPLE.com, "7-Eleven Is Giving Out Free Slurpees on Thursday for 7-Eleven Day," 10 July 2019 Police say a man accused of fatally stabbing a 17-year-old in the throat at an Arizona convenience store told them he felt threatened because the teen had been listening to rap music. Cnn.com Wire Service, The Mercury News, "Police say man cut teen’s throat because rap music made him feel unsafe," 9 July 2019 On July 4, 17-year-old Elijah Al-Amin entered a Circle K convenience store in Peoria, Arizona, shortly after getting off work. P.r. Lockhart, Vox, "A black teenager was listening to rap music. A white man allegedly killed him for it.," 9 July 2019 The first floor includes a lobby with an information desk and an unmanned convenience store at the point of the arrow. Roy Kent, Houston Chronicle, "UHV Katy, UH prepares move to new location in the fall," 5 July 2019 Golden Eagle Company Co-Owner Templeton Bowling said the caramel corn with be available in grocery and convenience stores across the state beginning July 8. Amber Sutton, al.com, "You can buy Golden Eagle caramel popcorn in grocery stores this month," 2 July 2019 Police released surveillance video from a nearby convenience store to the public. Lavendrick Smith, Dallas News, "Teenage suspect in Deep Ellum slaying turns himself in after his mom calls police," 29 June 2019

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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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