how to pronounce confectionery


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confectionery is pronounced in five syllables

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meanings of confectionery


  1. A store where confectionery is sold; a confectioner's shop.
  2. Foodstuffs that taste very sweet, taken as a group; candies, sweetmeats and confections collectively.
  3. The business or occupation of manufacturing confectionery; the skill or work of a confectioner.

confectionery frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word confectionery occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics confectionery 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 confectionery can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to confectionery


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