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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The job and skills of a candy maker; A sweets shop; Candy and other sweets considered collectively.

Usage examples (35)
  • Ideally I'd like to work in a confectionery store.
  • The business decided to concentrate on confectionery and soft drinks
  • Opportunities for private label confectionery formulations are set to rise as food inflation starts to pinch the consumer purse.
  • The proprietor of the confectionery was a benevolent old man with for more
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  • The "confectionary" (a store for confections, sweets) sells all kinds of "confectionery" (sweet things such as candy, cake, or ice cream).
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