self-service store

self-service store
/self 'sɜ:vɪs stɔ:/ noun
a shop where customers take goods from the shelves and pay for them at the checkout

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  • self-serv|ice — «SEHLF SUR vihs», noun, adjective. –n. the act or process of serving oneself, as in a restaurant or store. –adj. of or for self service …   Useful english dictionary

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