candy

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkændi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkændi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kandē)

Inflections of 'candy' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": candies
Inflections of 'candy' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
candies
v 3rd person singular
candying
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
candied
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
candied
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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sweets - candy
‘sweets’
In British English, small, sweet things that you eat, such as toffees and chocolates, are called sweets.
She did not allow her children to eat too many sweets.
‘candy’
In American English, sweet things like these are called candy. Candy is an uncountable noun.
You eat too much candy. It's bad for your teeth.
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