Definition of confectioner in English:

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Pronunciation: /kənˈfɛkʃ(ə)nə/


A person whose trade is making or selling confectionery.
Example sentences
  • Efforts by tobacco companies to stop confectioners selling candy cigarettes in packs resembling cigarette brands seem to have been minimal.
  • Commercial chocolates also add more sugar than do local confectioners.
  • Fifty-five years later, a group of bakers and confectioners have constructed a replica of the Gateway, using not brick and stone, but 40 bags of sugar weighing as much as four tonnes.

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