supermarket

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noun, often attributive su·per·mar·ket \ -ˌmär-kət \

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

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First Known Use of supermarket

1931


SUPERMARKET Defined for English Language Learners

supermarket

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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

supermarket

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noun su·per·mar·ket \ ˈsü-pər-ˌmär-kət \

Definition of supermarket for Students

:a store selling foods and household items


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