Meaning of “commissary” in the English Dictionary

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"commissary" in British English

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commissarynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɒm.ɪ.sər.i/ us /ˈkɑː.mə.ser.i/ US

a shop that supplies food and goods, especially to people in the army or in prison

(Definition of “commissary” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)