Meaning of supermarket


Pronunciation: (s'pur-mär"kit), [key]
— n.
  1. a large retail market that sells food and other household goods and that is usually operated on a self-service basis.
  2. any business or company offering an unusually wide range of goods or services: a financial supermarket that sells stocks, bonds, insurance, and real estate.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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