convenience store


Definition of convenience store 

: a small often franchised market that is open long hours

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Kyree Johnson of Cambridge allegedly took a BIC lighter from a convenience store in Technology Square early in the morning on July 2. Andres Picon,, "Cambridge 19-year-old arrested for armed robbery of $2.33 lighter," 11 July 2018 Hovan was spotted at a convenience store in Titusville on Thursday. Monique O. Madan, miamiherald, "He pistol-whipped a 62-year-old, cops say, then was jailed on rape and kidnapping charges," 5 July 2018 Eliezer Pabon handcuffed him and pushed him through the front window of a convenience store. Sydney Scott,, "The Quick Read: Salt-N-Pepa Set To Perform With En Vogue At Billboard Music Awards," 11 May 2018 In March, when some of the black worshippers arrived at the church unexpectedly, a black female was told to use the restroom at a nearby convenience store, rather than the restroom in the church. Washington Post, "#MeToo cases in the spotlight as Southern Baptists convene," 12 June 2018 Gateway drew fire from community members who opposed Caves Valley’s original plan for a Royal Farms convenience store and gas station. Libby Solomon,, "Towson residents question plans for Towson Station, call for 'inspired commerce'," 29 June 2018 Algithi and about 30 other Yemeni men are staying at the Olle Tourist Hotel, a narrow building sandwiched between a small convenience store and a run-down karaoke room. Fortune, "‘Fake Refugees Get Out.’ How South Koreans Are Channeling Trump," 28 June 2018 In addition to food and beverage options, the pavilions have 7-Eleven convenience stores and Mobil gas stations. Patrick M. O'connell,, "O’Hare tollway oasis bridge, one of a handful left, is set to come down," 23 June 2018 Farrah Fawcett's son, Redmond O'Neal, has been arrested for allegedly robbing a Los Angeles convenience store and holding up the store clerk with a knife on Tuesday. Morgan M. Evans, Fox News, "Farrah Fawcett's son arrested after robbing local store at knifepoint, cops say," 10 May 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

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

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