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English definition of “supermarket”


noun [C]
/ˈsuːpəˌmɑːkɪt/ COMMERCE
a large store that sells food and other goods for the home: Booksellers are facing increasing competition from online retailers and supermarkets, which charge less for a supermarket Cod from the supermarket costs about $1 per pound more than at a fish market. a supermarket price war a big/large/major supermarket a supermarket chain/group/giant supermarket shelves/checkouts/trolleys → See also financial supermarket
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