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chewing gum

noun [U] uk   us  
B1 a sweet that you keep in your mouth and chew to get its flavour, but do not swallow: Would you like a piece/stick of chewing gum?
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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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