supercenter

noun
su·​per·​cen·​ter | \ˈsü-pər-ˌsen-tər \

Definition of supercenter 

: a very large discount department store that also sells a complete line of grocery merchandise

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The supercenter is the 10th store the retailer has opened in Wisconsin since 2015. Joe Taschler, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Store closures part of grocery market upheaval in metro Milwaukee," 13 Apr. 2018 Finally, when in doubt, a small denomination gift card to a big box store/supercenter in their area is always a lifesaver. Southern Living, "The Etiquette of Giving: Your Gift Questions Answered," 12 July 2018 At 22 million square feet, the complex will have the floor space of more than 130 Walmart supercenters. James B. Nelson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Donald Trump heads to Wisconsin to celebrate Foxconn amid his attacks on Harley-Davidson," 26 June 2018 Meijer operates 235 supercenters and grocery stores in Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky. Joe Taschler, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Store closures part of grocery market upheaval in metro Milwaukee," 13 Apr. 2018 The dry-goods stores and corner groceries serving rural America were giving way to the discount store and later the supercenter, which combined food with the discounter’s vast array of products. Hendrik Meijer, WSJ, "‘My Father’s Business’ Review: Where Every Day Is Dollar Day," 23 May 2018 Walmart announced the completion of its Oviedo supercenter store at 5511 Deep Lake Road on Friday. Kyle Arnold, OrlandoSentinel.com, "New store, restaurant openings: Krispy Kreme, Walmart and more," 30 Mar. 2018 Walmart: Open; hours may vary by location but many Walmart supercenters are open 24 hours. Jamie Ballard, Good Housekeeping, "Heads Up, Procrastinators: These Stores Will Be Open on Easter Sunday," 21 Mar. 2018 Walmart, based in Bentonville, Ark., has long been known for its sprawling supercenters, some of which include vision centers, pharmacies, nail salons, dry cleaners, bank branches, even eateries like McDonald's. BostonGlobe.com, "AT&T disputes government in merger fight," 20 Mar. 2018

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1977, in the meaning defined above

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