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confectionery

División en sílabas: con·fec·tion·er·y
Pronunciación: /kənˈfekSHəˌnerē
 
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Definición de confectionery en inglés:

sustantivo (plural confectioneries)

1Candy and other sweets considered collectively.
Example sentences
  • These are eaten locally, either as dessert nuts or in chocolate and confectionery.
  • For instance, the makers of chocolate confectionery compete heavily in advertising but their prices remain remarkably similar.
  • The UK, meanwhile, is the second highest consumer of chocolate confectionery in Europe, beaten only by Switzerland.
1.1A shop that sells candy and other sweets.
Example sentences
  • Casino guests can also experience about two dozen restaurants, pubs, confectioneries and other shops in the Greektown neighborhood and nearby Harmonie Park.
  • There're three confectioneries / coffee shops in Fordsburg that will get your mouth watering the moment you walk in.
  • Take a trip to the western edge of the city, to Fordsburg, and try the eastern delights offered by several confectioneries.

Words that rhyme with confectionery

insurrectionary, lectionary

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