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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.
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confectionery

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

 sweetmeats, pastry, etc.; a composition of a light nature, either musical of literary.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"
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Translations
حُلْوَياتدُكّانُ الحُلْوَيات
cukrárnacukrovinky
konfektureforretningslik
konditoria
cukrászda
sælgætisætindaverslun
cukrárstvocukrovinky
çikolatalarşekerci dükkânışekercilikşekerlemeler

confectionery

[kənˈfekʃənərɪ] N (= sweets) → dulces mpl, golosinas fpl (Brit) (= cakes) → pasteles mpl
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

confectionery

[kənˈfɛkʃənəri] n
(= cakes) → pâtisserie f
(= sweets) → confiserie f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

confectionery

nKonditorwaren pl, → Süßwaren pl; (= chocolates)Konfekt nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

confectionery

[kənˈfɛkʃənərɪ] n (sweets) → dolciumi mpl
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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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.
Neither would you approve of the delicacies, as they are thought, of Athenian confectionery?
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.
was the construction manager for the 148,000 s/f facility that included a pilot plant, laboratories, offices, equipment space, conference rooms and common spaces for research development of confectionery products.
A major confectionery theme park opened Friday in Kobe hosting outlets of 22 shops and restaurants nationwide.
Chocolate and Confectionery industry has shown a satisfactory progress in recent years.