Definition of 'confectionery'
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The firm also said confectionery would be removed from aisle ends opposite the tills. The Sun (2014)They could be persuaded to buy clothes and cosmetics and music and cigarettes and confectionery and junk food. Positive Parent Power (1991)It was an awkward fit - a confectionery business that was part of a pharmaceuticals giant. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Ban the sale of confectionery and sugary drinks to the under-16s. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The main source of litter is the packaging for fast food, confectionery, tobacco and drinks. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Sometimes the colouring is permitted only on the outside of foods, especially confectionery, but usually it is permitted throughout the food. E For Additives (1987)The confectionery industry in York and in much of the UK was badly affected. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Cadbury: The confectionery group is facing the threat of strikes after workers called for a ballot on industrial action in a dispute over pay. Times, Sunday Times (2009)As well as the influence of parents and deprivation, sugars and fats in junk food, confectionery and soft drinks are a cause of concern. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Used Occasionally. confectionery is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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