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English noun: confectionery

1. confectionery (food) candy and other sweets considered collectively

SamplesThe business decided to concentrate on confectionery and soft drinks.

Broader (hypernym)confection, sweet

2. confectionery (artifact) a confectioner's shop

Synonymscandy store, confectionary

Broader (hypernym)shop, store

Narrower (hyponym)tuck shop

3. confectionery (act) the occupation and skills of a confectioner

Broader (hypernym)business, job, line, line of work, occupation

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