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 Belle Tire is seeking plan approval for to build the business on an unused 2-acre portion of the Meijer parking lot north of the 815 S. Randall Road supercenter, Senior Planner Damir Latinovic said at this week’s commission meeting. Gloria Casas,, 9 Dec. 2021 The phone draws us into the depths of the great parking lot that sprawls and spins its way away from the looming stuccoed fortification that houses the new supercenter. The New Yorker, 23 Nov. 2021 First, the design was changed in a big way to accommodate a business that will become the $200-million development’s largest, Meijer’s, a Midwest supercenter chain that sells food, fashion, electronics, and more. cleveland, 6 Oct. 2021 McMillon told analysts during the earnings call on Tuesday that what's driving the selling memberships is the grocery supercenter pickup and delivery, and capacity is an issue. Anne D'innocenzio, Chron, 18 May 2021 Stores are typically under 10,000 square feet, compared to 180,000 square-foot Walmart supercenter or a grocery store, which is typically around 40,000 square feet. Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN, 6 May 2021 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, 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, 13 Oct. 2020 Walmart opened a store in Emporia in 1983, replacing it in 2000 with an even bigger supercenter. Ruth Simon, WSJ, 4 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of supercenter

1977, in the meaning defined above

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18 Dec 2021

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“Supercenter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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