noun Date: 1970 a very large store that carries products found in a supermarket as well as merchandise commonly found in department stores

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  • hypermarket — hy‧per‧mar‧ket [ˈhaɪpəˌmɑːkt ǁ pərˌmɑːr ] noun [countable] COMMERCE a very large supermarket, usually one built outside a town * * * hypermarket UK US /ˈhaɪpəˌmɑːkɪt/ noun [C] UK ► COMMERCE a very large store that is a type of supermarket and… …   Financial and business terms

  • hypermarket — ► NOUN chiefly Brit. ▪ a very large supermarket …   English terms dictionary

  • hypermarket — [hī′pər mär΄kit] n. a very large retail store offering the products of a supermarket and the merchandise of a department store …   English World dictionary

  • Hypermarket — In commerce, a hypermarket is a superstore which combines a supermarket and a department store. The result is a very large retail facility which carries an enormous range of products under one roof, including full lines of groceries and general… …   Wikipedia

  • hypermarket — UK [ˈhaɪpə(r)ˌmɑː(r)kɪt] / US [ˈhaɪpərˌmɑrkət] noun [countable] Word forms hypermarket : singular hypermarket plural hypermarkets a very large supermarket, usually built outside a town, that sells a wide range of goods …   English dictionary

  • hypermarket — [[t]ha͟ɪpə(r)mɑː(r)kɪt[/t]] hypermarkets N COUNT A hypermarket is a very large supermarket. [mainly BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • hypermarket — /huy peuhr mahr kit/, n. Chiefly Brit. a combined supermarket and department store. [1965 70; HYPER + MARKET, trans. of F hypermarché, on the model of supermarché SUPERMARKET] * * * …   Universalium

  • hypermarket — noun a combination of department store and supermarket …   Wiktionary

  • Hypermarket — A retail store that combines a department store and a grocery supermarket. Often a vary large establishment, hypermarkets offer a large variety of products such as appliances, clothing and groceries. Hypermarkets offer shoppers a one stop… …   Investment dictionary

  • Hypermarket —    A combination of a department store and supermarket all under one roof.    See also Wal Mart …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

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