supermarket

supermarket
supermarket su‧per‧mar‧ket [ˈsuːpəˌmɑːkt,ˈsjuː- ǁ -pərˌmɑːr-] noun [countable]
COMMERCE a large shop selling very many different kinds of food and other products used especially in the home:

• Sales growth in UK supermarkets rose by almost 13%.

• Canada's largest supermarket chain (= several shops owned by the same company ) has 40% of the market.

fiˌnancial ˈsupermarket
JOURNALISM FINANCE a financial institution that offers many different types of investment products and advice:

• Many of the internationals such as the HongKong and Shangai Bank run financial supermarkets with the full range of services.

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supermarket UK US /ˈsuːpəˌmɑːkɪt/ noun [C] 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.

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a supermarket price war

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a big/large/major supermarket

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a supermarket chain/group/giant

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supermarket shelves/checkouts/trolleys

See also FINANCIAL SUPERMARKET(Cf. ↑financial supermarket)
See Note STORE(Cf. ↑store)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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