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 Police were called to Cup Foods, a convenience store, on May 25 after a cashier suspected that Floyd had used a fake $20 bill to buy cigarettes. NBC News, "Derek Chauvin 'absolutely' violated policy, Minneapolis police chief testifies," 6 Apr. 2021 Amazon Go, a cashierless convenience store that uses cameras and other sensors to track what shoppers take off the shelf, opened to the public in 2018. Bloomberg Wire, Dallas News, "Amazon is considering home goods and electronics discount stores," 5 Apr. 2021 Yet despite an ever-thickening personnel file, Chauvin continued to serve as a field training officer, or FTO, even mentoring one of the two rookie cops who first interacted with Floyd outside of a South Side convenience store last May. Libor Jany, Star Tribune, "Chauvin trial again casts spotlight on MPD's training program," 3 Apr. 2021 What’s difficult at the Garden is the arena was completely refurbished and new food stands and a convenience store were ready to open before the pandemic hit., "Kevin Durant has a lot of work to do off the court," 3 Apr. 2021 Police responded to a report of a shooting at a convenience store near Peoria Avenue and Black Canyon Highway at about 12:40 p.m. and found a 29-year-old man with a gunshot wound. Audrey Jensen, The Arizona Republic, "Man in critical condition after being shot by security guard in Phoenix," 2 Apr. 2021 Police on Thursday publicly identified the man shot and killed at a North Portland convenience store the day before as a 53-year-old Vancouver resident. oregonlive, "Police identify Vancouver man as victim of homicide at N. Portland convenience store," 1 Apr. 2021 Amazon Go, a cashierless convenience store that uses cameras and other sensors to track what shoppers take off the shelf, opened to the public in 2018. Fortune, "Amazon exploring opening outlets selling home goods, electronics," 1 Apr. 2021 Essex residents, who frequently stopped into the Royal Farms convenience store for breakfast sandwiches, cigarettes and snacks, were stunned by the violence. Taylor Deville,, "Baltimore County man fatally shot his parents, then two Royal Farms customers, before killing himself, police say," 29 Mar. 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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11 Apr 2021

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“Convenience store.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 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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