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sweet·en·ing

 (swēt′n-ĭng)
n.
1. The act or process of making sweet.
2. Something that sweetens; a sweetener.
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sweetening

(ˈswiːtənɪŋ)
n
(Cookery) something that sweetens
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

sweet•en•ing

(ˈswit n ɪŋ, ˈswit nɪŋ)

n.
something that sweetens.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sweetening - something added to foods to make them taste sweetersweetening - something added to foods to make them taste sweeter
flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, seasoning, seasoner - something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
aspartame - an artificial sweetener made from aspartic acid; used as a calorie-free sweetener
honey - a sweet yellow liquid produced by bees
saccharin - a crystalline substance 500 times sweeter than sugar; used as a calorie-free sweetener
refined sugar, sugar - a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
sirup, syrup - a thick sweet sticky liquid
2.sweetening - an improvement that makes something more agreeable
improvement - the act of improving something; "their improvements increased the value of the property"
3.sweetening - the act of adding a sweetener to food
seasoning - the act of adding a seasoning to food
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Translations

sweetening

[ˈswiːtnɪŋ] N (Culin) → dulcificante m
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

sweetening

n (Cook) → Süßungsmittel nt; (artificial) → Süßstoff m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

sweetening

[ˈswiːtnɪŋ] n (substance) → dolcificante m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
It was a Sunday afternoon, and beautiful weather, and my uncle, the priest, took me as a reward for being a good boy and because of my own accord and without anybody asking me I had bankrupted my savings-box and given the money to a mission that was civilizing the Chinese and sweetening their lives and softening their hearts with the gentle teachings of our religion, and I wish you could have seen what we saw that day, Thorndike.
Furthermore, in coincidence with the startup of the fourth train of gas sweetening and injection into national grid, the SP13 treatment facility has become ready to sweeten gas in four processing units at a nominal capacity of 2 bcf/d.
At an extraordinary session last week, the Riigikogu adopted a law on a sweetened beverage tax that imposes a tax on beverages sweetened with sugar or a sweetening substance which contain more than 5 grams of sugar per 100 milliliters, by votes 52 to 37 and no abstentions.
Sweetening vegetables with about a half a teaspoon of sugar only adds 8 calories to three-fourths of a cup of vegetables.
BENEO, one of the leading manufacturers in functional ingredients, presented new solutions in sweetening at ISM in January.
Alon Heyman, chief marketing officer at Galam Group, elaborated on the motivation behind the project: "Following the success of stevia extract and fructose sweetened products in countries with stevia approval, we've combined our extensive industry knowledge with sweetening innovation to expand the Galam Group portfolio of stevia-based sweeteners.