how to pronounce candy


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candy is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of candy in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… sold her dolls and candy is also very …”

meanings of candy


  1. A pet form of the female given name Candace or Candice.
  2. A surname​.
  3. The Mediterranean island of Crete.
  4. The Kingdom of Kandy on the island now known as Sri Lanka; the British colony of Ceylon on that island.
  5. The city of Kandy, the capital of that kingdom.


  1. Edible, sweet-tasting confectionery containing sugar, or sometimes artificial sweeteners, and often flavored with fruit, chocolate, nuts, herbs and spices, or artificial flavors.
  2. Crack cocaine.
  3. A piece of confectionery of this kind.
  4. A unit of mass used in southern India, equal to twenty maunds, roughly equal to 500 pounds avoirdupois but varying locally.


  1. To have sugar crystals form in or on.
  2. To be formed into candy; to solidify in a candylike form or mass.
  3. To cook in, or coat with, sugar syrup.

candy frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word candy occurs in english on average 49.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics candy can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that candy can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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