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supermarket

noun [C] uk   /ˈsuː.pəˌmɑː.kɪt/ us    /-pɚˌmɑːr-/
A1 a large shop which sells most types of food and other goods needed in the home, in which people take from shelves the things they want to buy and pay for them as they leave
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in Korean 슈퍼마켓…
in Arabic سوبر مارْكِت…
in French supermarché…
in Turkish büyük bakkal, süpermarket…
in Italian supermercato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 超級市場,超市…
in Russian супермаркет…
in Polish supermarket…
in Spanish supermercado…
in Portuguese supermercado…
in German der Supermarkt…
in Catalan supermercat…
in Japanese スーパー(マーケット)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 超级市场,超市…
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