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English definition of “grocery”

grocery

noun uk   /ˈɡrəʊ.sər.i/ us    /ˈɡroʊ.sɚ-/

grocery noun (SHOP)

[C] (UK also grocery shop, US also grocery store) old-fashioned a grocer'sShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesBuildings in general

grocery noun (FOOD)

groceries B1 [plural] the food that you buy in a grocer's shop or supermarketFood - general words
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