jewel

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdʒuːəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈdʒuəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling( jo̅o̅əl)


Inflections of 'jewel' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
When both "l" and "ll" forms exist, spellings with a double "l" are correct, but rare, in US English, while those with a single "l" are not correct in UK English.
jewels
v 3rd person singular
jewelling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing." (Mainly UK)
jeweling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing." (US)
jewelled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (Mainly UK)
jeweled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US)
jewelled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (Mainly UK)
jeweled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (US)
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

jewel

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [valuable, expensive, priceless] jewels
  2. [sprinkled, encrusted, layered] with jewels
  3. hand- [made, cut, carved] jewels
  4. a [crown, ring, figure] encrusted with jewels
  5. a [crown] set in jewels
  6. thieves [got, ran] off with priceless jewels
  7. jewels were stolen from the [vault, house, safe, bank]
  8. had [her, some] (valuable) jewels stolen
  9. keep your jewels [safe, secure, hidden, out of sight, in a safe]
  10. loves [wearing, showing off, dressing up in] her jewels
  11. is the jewel of [the Nile, Africa, Europe, Asia]
  12. the Queen is wearing the Crown Jewels
  13. has a [store, shop, stand] selling jewels
  14. informal: is the jewel in the [family's, company's] crown
  15. he is a jewel to [work, be] with
  16. slang: got [hit, punched, kicked] in the crown jewels!
  17. slang: got [hit] in the (family) jewels
v
  1. jeweled the [dress, crown, ornament, ring]
  2. jeweled with [gold, crystal, diamonds, gemstones]
  3. jeweled by [hand, Swarovski, the costume designer]
  4. jeweled for [a Princess, the Queen, the King, the ceremony, a celebrity]
  5. jeweled to [decorate, complete, highlight, show off]
n as adj
  1. jewel [case, box]
  2. is a jewel thief
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