Definition of 'jewellery'
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Instead of jewellery a tiny camera was lying on the red plush lining. THE IMAGE OF LAURA (1993)She rummaged in her jewellery box, found the hankie mixed up with her gloves. THE IMAGE OF LAURA (1993)The hard light from the overhead fluorescent strip was transmuted by the jewellery, which lay there in greenish-yellow glory. A DAYSTAR OF FEAR (1993)
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Translations for 'jewellery'
British English: jewellery /ˈdʒuːəlrɪ/ NOUN
Jewellery consists of ornaments that people wear such as rings and bracelets.
...a selection of expensive watches and jewellery.
- American English: jewelry
- Arabic: مُجَوْهَرَاتٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: jóias
- Chinese: 珠宝类
- Croatian: nakit
- Czech: šperky
- Danish: smykker
- Dutch: sieraden
- European Spanish: joyas
- Finnish: korut
- French: bijoux
- German: Schmuck
- Greek: κοσμήματα
- Italian: gioielli
- Japanese: 宝石類
- Korean: 보석류
- Norwegian: smykker
- Polish: biżuteria
- European Portuguese: jóias
- Romanian: podoabe
- Russian: драгоценности
- Spanish: joyas
- Swedish: smycken
- Thai: เครื่องเพชรพลอย
- Turkish: mücevherat
- Ukrainian: ювелірні вироби
- Vietnamese: đồ nữ trang
Definition of jewellery from the Collins English Dictionary
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