superstore

noun
su·per·store | \ˈsü-pər-ˌstȯr \

Definition of superstore 

: a very large store often offering a wide variety of merchandise for sale

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Not as large as the more familiar Meijer superstores like one near 8 Mile Road and Woodward, the Jefferson store would feature less parking and a smaller footprint. John Gallagher, Detroit Free Press, "New Meijer, other grocery stores vital to Detroit's comeback," 3 July 2018 Millions of Americans now have to get in their cars to drive once a week to a Costco, Walmart, Kroger or a Meijer superstore to stock up for the week. John Gallagher, Detroit Free Press, "New Meijer, other grocery stores vital to Detroit's comeback," 3 July 2018 The 22-year-old Towson woman makes frequent trips to the thrift superstore — and not just for the steep discounts. Lorraine Mirabella, baltimoresun.com, "Fast fashion fuels sustainable-apparel movement," 11 July 2018 Barnes & Noble plans to open five new prototype stores in fiscal 2019, all of which will be smaller than its typical 26,000-square-foot superstores. Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg, WSJ, "Barnes & Noble Fires CEO Without Severance Over Policy Violations," 3 July 2018 The Internet superstore recently added a bridal shop, a pretty fantastic plant shop, and some high-quality groceries after joining forces with Whole Foods. Lauren Swanson, Allure, "How to Shop Amazon Prime Day's Best Deals for 2018," 3 July 2018 Or ceilings, so that children lying in their beds look up past where their walls end to the scaffolding of the superstore roof high above. Bob Ortega, CNN, "What it's like inside the former superstore in Texas where the US is holding 1,400 immigrant children," 14 June 2018 The superstore, which is known for their price-slashing, is aiming to put a smile on their customers’ faces with their new line of budget-friendly vino. Madison Roberts, PEOPLE.com, "Walmart Launches a New Line of Budget-Friendly Wines," 13 June 2018 The pet superstore sent 20 percent of Chewy’s shares in the form of a dividend to a holding company controlled by its private equity owner BC Partners, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Katherine Doherty, Bloomberg.com, "PetSmart Moves Part of Chewy.com Out of Creditors' Reach," 4 June 2018

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1915, in the meaning defined above

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superstore

noun

English Language Learners Definition of superstore

: a very large store that sells a wide variety of goods

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