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noun (STICKY SUBSTANCE)    /ɡʌm/
[U] a sticky substance that comes from the stems of some trees and plantsGlues and gluing and stickiness [U] a type of glue used for sticking together pieces of paperGlues and gluing and stickiness [U] chewing gum or bubble gum (= a soft sweet that you crush with your teeth but do not swallow)Sweets [C] UK used in the names of some chewy sweets with fruit flavours: fruit/wine gumsSweets
(Definition of gum noun (STICKY SUBSTANCE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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