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"supermarket" in British English

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supermarketnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsuː.pəˌmɑː.kɪt/ us   /ˈsuː.pɚˌmɑːr.kɪt/
A1 a large shopwhich sells most types of food and other goods needed in the home

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

"supermarket" in American English

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supermarketnoun [C]

us   /ˈsu·pərˌmɑr·kɪt/
a large store where many different foods and other goods used in the home are sold: I have to stop at the supermarket on the way home.
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"supermarket" in Business English

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supermarketnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsuːpəˌmɑːkɪt/ us   COMMERCE
a large store that sells food and other goods for the home: Booksellers are facing increasing competition from online retailers and supermarkets, which charge less for bestsellers.at/from a supermarket Cod from the supermarket costs about $1 per pound more than at a fish market. a supermarket price war a big/large/major supermarket a supermarket chain/group/giant supermarket shelves/checkouts/trolleys
(Definition of supermarket from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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