Definition of supermarket
1 : a self-service retail market selling especially foods and household merchandise
2 : something resembling a supermarket especially in the variety or volume of its goods or services
Recent Examples of supermarket from the Web
Its 2015 annual report, for example, trumpeted the financing of a big supermarket in Côte d’Ivoire as typical of its contribution to African development.
Most of the barley found in supermarkets is pearl barley, according to the Whole Grains Council.
But the Enquirer anecdote begged the question, why and how would the President of the United States use a supermarket tabloid to apparently attempt to blackmail two morning show hosts?
The store is part of a five-acre development that was approved in 2014 across the street from Mariano's supermarket.
Scott Streett, center, the owner of Harvest Fare supermarket in Fallston, received a check for a rebate of more than $110,000 from BGE last Thursday because of his store's energy-saving measures.
Central Grocers owns Strack and Van Til supermarkets and had a distribution network of about 400 stores, Hogg said.
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — A judge on Monday agreed there was enough proof to continue holding three Mississippi teens in the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy, who authorities say was abducted in a car stolen from a supermarket parking lot.
Milo's Tea began appearing in plastic jugs on supermarket shelves in 1989.
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First Known Use of supermarket
SUPERMARKET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of supermarket for English Language Learners
: a store where customers can buy a variety of foods and usually household items
SUPERMARKET Defined for Kids
Definition of supermarket for Students
: a store selling foods and household items
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