grocery Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"grocery" in British English

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grocerynoun

uk   /ˈɡrəʊ.sər.i/  us   /ˈɡroʊ.sɚ-/

grocery noun (STORE)

[C] (UK also grocery shop, US also grocery store) old-fashioned a grocer's

grocery noun (FOOD)

groceries B1 [plural] the ​food that you ​buy in a grocer's ​shop or supermarket
(Definition of grocery from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"grocery" in Business English

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grocerynoun

uk   us   /ˈɡrəʊsəri/ COMMERCE
[C] ( US grocery store) a ​store that ​sellsfood and ​small things for the ​home: America's largest grocery ​storechain 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.

groceryadjective

uk   us   /ˈɡrəʊsəri/
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)
Translations of “grocery”
in Chinese (Simplified) 商店, 杂货店…
in Turkish bakkaliye…
in Russian продовольственный магазин…
in Chinese (Traditional) 商店, 雜貨店…
in Polish sklep spożywczy…
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