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aspartame Syllabification: as·par·tame
Pronunciation: /ˈaspärˌtām/

Definition of aspartame in English:


A very sweet substance used as an artificial sweetener, chiefly in low-calorie products. It is a derivative of aspartic acid and phenylalanine.
Example sentences
  • One of this drink's chief ingredients is the artificial sweetener aspartame.
  • How can stevia ever fairly compete with artificial sweeteners, such as aspartame and saccharin, when the latter two are allowed to be called sweeteners?
  • Some people are allergic to food additives, color additives, sulfites, and the low-calorie sweetener aspartame.
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