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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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The Forum was opened by the representative of the Czech Embassy in Skopje, Vaclav Mleziva, Deputy Head of Mission, and it was attended by Metodija Hadzi-Vaskov, Deputy Minister of Economy of the Republic of Macedonia, Pavel Svoboda, Director of the CzechTrade (Czech Trade Promotion Agency) Office in Belgrade, and representatives of approximately 20 Czech companies from the energy sphere and confectionary industry who held meetings with representatives of a number of Macedonian companies.