su·​per·​cen·​ter | \ ˈsü-pər-ˌsen-tər How to pronounce supercenter (audio) \

Definition of supercenter

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

Examples of supercenter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To account for the lack of a voting supercenter, the Elections Board planned to open additional voting sites in Wards 7 and 8 than other wards and place more ballot drop boxes in that part of the city. Washington Post, "In reversal, officials say Mystics’ home court can be used as voting supercenter in Southeast D.C.," 23 Sep. 2020 At the American Airlines Center, which is serving as a voting supercenter for this year’s election, more than 100 people had turned out to vote by 7:30 a.m., a reporter with KERA News said. Dallas News, "Long lines greet Dallas County voters on the first day of early voting," 13 Oct. 2020 Walmart opened a store in Emporia in 1983, replacing it in 2000 with an even bigger supercenter. Ruth Simon, WSJ, "America’s Main Street Revival Goes Into Reverse, Cutting a Small-Town Lifeline," 4 Oct. 2020 The Entertainment and Sports Arena will be a voting supercenter in the District, the city’s elections board said Friday — granting neighborhoods east of the Anacostia River a large-scale location to cast their ballots. Washington Post, "Local Digest: Mystics’ arena will be voting supercenter," 26 Sep. 2020 Ari Theresa, a lawyer who sued the election boards over changes in voting procedures for the primary, said communities east of the Anacostia River should also have a voter supercenter. Washington Post, "D.C.’s poorest wards won’t have voting ‘supercenters,’ despite long lines in primary," 21 Sep. 2020 An organizational structure that was tried out first last year at Sam’s Club and this year at Walmart Neighborhood Markets is coming to Walmart’s workhorse — the supercenter. Maria Halkias, Dallas News, "Walmart to change store jobs and raise wages, including a $15 minimum in bakery and deli," 18 Sep. 2020 Dallas’ American Airlines Center will be a voting supercenter for Dallas County on Election Day. Dallas News, "American Airlines Center will be a voting supercenter for Dallas County on Election Day," 29 Aug. 2020 Even Walmart is trying to get in on the action, launching drive-ins at supercenter locations across the country. Sarah Brookbank, The Enquirer, "Starlite Drive-in: How a 73-year-old drive-in theater came to thrive during a pandemic," 7 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of supercenter

1977, in the meaning defined above

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11 Nov 2020

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“Supercenter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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