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confection is pronounced in three syllables
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An example use of confection in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… a confection that was in the perfumed …”
meanings of confection
The result of such a process; something made up or confected; a concoction.
Something, such as a garment or a decoration, seen as very elaborate, delicate, or luxurious, usually also seen as impractical or non-utilitarian.
A preparation of medicine sweetened with sugar, honey, syrup, or the like; an electuary.
The act or process of confecting; the process of making, compounding, or preparing something.
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.
An artistic, musical, or literary work taken as frivolous, amusing, or contrived; a composition of a light nature.
To make into a confection, prepare as a confection.
confection frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word confection occurs in english on average 0.5 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 confection can be related to
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