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n. pl. con·fec·tion·er·ies
1. Candies and other confections considered as a group.
2. The skill or occupation of a confectioner.
3. A confectioner's shop.


n, pl -eries
1. sweets and other confections collectively
2. the art or business of a confectioner


(kənˈfɛk ʃəˌnɛr i)

n., pl. -er•ies.
1. confections or candies collectively.
2. the work or business of a confectioner.
3. a confectioner's shop.

Confection, Confectionery

 sweetmeats, pastry, etc.; a composition of a light nature, either musical of literary.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.confectionery - candy and other sweets considered collectivelyconfectionery - candy and other sweets considered collectively; "the business decided to concentrate on confectionery and soft drinks"
confection, sweet - a food rich in sugar
2.confectionery - a confectioner's shopconfectionery - a confectioner's shop    
shop, store - a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
tuck shop - a candy store in Great Britain
3.confectionery - the occupation and skills of a confectioner
job, line of work, occupation, business, line - the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"
حُلْوَياتدُكّانُ الحُلْوَيات
çikolatalarşekerci dükkânışekercilikşekerlemeler


[kənˈfekʃənərɪ] N (= sweets) → dulces mpl, golosinas fpl (Brit) (= cakes) → pasteles mpl


[kənˈfɛkʃənəri] n
(= cakes) → pâtisserie f
(= sweets) → confiserie f


nKonditorwaren pl, → Süßwaren pl; (= chocolates)Konfekt nt


[kənˈfɛkʃənərɪ] n (sweets) → dolciumi mpl


(kənˈfekʃənə) noun
a person who makes or sells sweets or cakes.
conˈfectionery noun
1. sweets, chocolates etc.
2. the shop or business of a confectioner.
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