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convenience storenoun [C]

uk   /kənˈviː.ni.əns ˌstɔːr/ us   /kənˈviː.ni.əns ˌstɔːr/ mainly US
a shop that sells food, 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 long hours, that sells popular foods 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 small local store where you can buy food, newspapers, etc. and that is open until late at night or all the time: Most convenience stores are located on busy street corners or at gas stations.
(Definition of convenience store from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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