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"convenience store" in British English

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convenience storenoun [C]

uk   us   mainly US
a ​shop that ​sellsfood, ​drinks, etc. and is usually ​open until late
(Definition of convenience store from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"convenience store" in American English

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convenience storenoun [C]

 us   /kənˈvin·jəns ˌstɔr, ˌstoʊr/
a ​small store, often ​open for ​longhours, that ​sellspopularfoods and other ​products
(Definition of convenience store from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"convenience store" in Business English

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convenience storenoun [C]

uk   us  
COMMERCE a ​smalllocalstore where you can ​buyfood, ​newspapers, etc. and that is ​open until late at night or all the ​time: Most ​conveniencestores are ​located on ​busy street corners or at ​gasstations.
(Definition of convenience store from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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