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gum

noun [U] (STICKY SUBSTANCE)   /ɡʌm/
a sticky substance obtained from the stems of some trees and plants that is used in industry and for sticking things together Gum is also chewing gum: Most teachers dont allow their students to chew gum in class . gum    /ɡʌm/ verb (-mm-) Nearly everything the old silverback eats gets boiled , steamed or soaked so he can gum it down.
(Definition of gum noun (STICKY SUBSTANCE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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