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hypermarket (s) (noun), hypermarkets (pl)
1. A huge supermarket usually built on the outskirts of a city: Mr. and Mrs. Smart decided to go to the big hypermarket outside their town to buy all their goods because it meant getting everything in one place and parking their car only once.
2. A very large self-service store that sells products usually sold in department stores, as well as those sold in supermarkets: After arriving at the giant hypermarket, which even had a hardware and garden section, Jack and Jill used a big shopping cart for all the different items they needed, including clothes, food, an electric sewing machine and some flower pots.
3. Etymology: from a translation of the French hypermarché.
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