Meaning of “grocery” in the English Dictionary

"grocery" in Business English

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uk /ˈɡrəʊsəri/ us COMMERCE

[ C ] US grocery store a store that sells food and small things for the home:

America's largest grocery store chain will be bringing two new stores to Oakland.
groceries [ plural ]

the food that you buy in a store:

More people are buying their groceries online.


uk /ˈɡrəʊsəri/ us

relating to the food that you buy in a store:

The large web retailer has entered the world of internet grocery shopping.

(Definition of “grocery” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)