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chewing gum

noun [U]  /ˈtʃu·ɪŋ ˌɡʌm/ us  
a soft, usually sweet, sticky substance that you chew to get its flavor, but which you do not swallow
Translations of “chewing gum”
in Korean 츄잉검…
in Arabic لِبان, عَلْكة…
in Portuguese chiclete, goma de mascar…
in Catalan xiclet…
in Japanese チューインガム…
in Italian gomma da masticare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 口香糖…
in Russian жевательная резинка…
in Turkish sakız, çiklet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 口香糖…
in Polish guma do żucia…
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