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English definition of “supermarket”

supermarket

noun [C]     /ˈsuː.pəˌmɑː.kɪt/ US  /-pɚˌmɑːr-/
A1 a large shop which sells most types of food and other goods needed in the home, in which people take from shelves the things they want to buy and pay for them as they leaveShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesBuildings in general
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