a retail store that carries a limited selection of basic items, as packaged foods and drugstore items, and is open long hours for the convenience of shoppers.
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Origin of convenience store
First recorded in 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for convenience store
a shop that has long opening hours, caters to local tastes, and is conveniently situated
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