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English definition of “delicacy”

delicacy

noun [U] (NEED FOR CARE)   /ˈdel·ɪ·kə·si/
the special care needed to deal with something in order to avoid causing trouble or offense; the quality of needing this special care: We need to discuss a matter of some delicacy.
(Definition of delicacy noun (NEED FOR CARE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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