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con·fec·tion·er·y

 (kən-fĕk′shə-nĕr′ē)
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.

confectionery

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

con•fec•tion•er•y

(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.
[1535–45]

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"
Translations
حُلْوَياتدُكّانُ الحُلْوَيات
cukrárnacukrovinky
konfektureforretningslik
konditoria
cukrászda
sælgætisætindaverslun
cukrárstvocukrovinky
çikolatalarşekerci dükkânışekercilikşekerlemeler

confectionery

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

confectionery

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

confectionery

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

confectionery

[kənˈfɛkʃənərɪ] n (sweets) → dolciumi mpl

confectioner

(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.
References in classic literature ?
Among the many fatalities attending the bloom of young desire, that of blindly taking to the confectionery line has not, perhaps, been sufficiently considered.
Tisn't in mine head, it's in mine mouf," answered literal Demi, putting out his tongue, with a chocolate drop on it, thinking she alluded to confectionery, not ideas.
It is true that Robert d'Estouteville was a good soldier, that he had loyally raised his pennon against "the league of public good," and that he had presented to the queen a very marvellous stag in confectionery on the day of her entrance to Paris in 14.
Several of the more frolicsome were imitating the Grecian Bend, some were putting their heads together over little notes, nearly all were eating confectionery, and the entire twelve chattered like magpies.
And so you think you were formed for one another, and are to go through a party-supper-table kind of life, like two pretty pieces of confectionery, do you, Trot?
After an instant's hesitation he went in; he stood amid the gaudy colours of the confectionery with entire gravity and bought thirteen chocolate cigars with a certain care.
Meanwhile, Asda's grocery buying manager for confectionery, Lorraine Wheaton, says she's trying to persuade own label manufacturers to come up with "a unique proposition, something with a true point of difference from the competition and branded lines, not just me-toos.
The Confectionery Market in India Product Launch Almanac 2010 provides a complete guide to new product launches in Indian confectionery market since October 2009, This report includes detailed data on products including Package Type, Package Material, # SKUs, Description, Package Tags, Ingredients, Shelving, Innovation and Flavor/Fragrance.
Colombina's brands lead sales within sugar confectionery and are expected to record a combined retail value share of 32% in 2014.
Global Confectionery industry guide provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2010-14, and forecast to 2019).
Items in confectionery market consists of candies, chocolates, toffees, lollies, bakery items; basically food items that are rich in sugar and sweet content.
UKPRwire, Tue May 06 2014] Sugar confectionery growth is set to accelerate slightly in 2013 with a 3% increase in retail value sales to reach Ps14.