how to pronounce confection

kənfɛkʃən

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meanings of confection

noun:

  1. The result of such a process; something made up or confected; a concoction.
  2. Something, such as a garment or a decoration, seen as very elaborate, delicate, or luxurious, usually also seen as impractical or non-utilitarian.
  3. A preparation of medicine sweetened with sugar, honey, syrup, or the like; an electuary.
  4. The act or process of confecting; the process of making, compounding, or preparing something.
  5. A food item prepared very sweet, frequently decorated in fine detail, and often preserved with sugar, such as a candy, sweetmeat, fruit preserve, pastry, or cake.
  6. An artistic, musical, or literary work taken as frivolous, amusing, or contrived; a composition of a light nature.

verb:

  1. To make into a confection, prepare as a confection.