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English definition of “jewel”

jewel

noun [C] (VALUABLE STONE)    /ˈdʒuː.əl/
B2 a precious stone that is used to decorate valuable objects: She was wearing a large gold necklace set with jewels.JewelleryPrecious and semi-precious stonesTypes of rock a small precious stone or a piece of specially cut glass, used in the machinery of a watchPrecious and semi-precious stonesTypes of rockWatches and clocks jewels [plural] → jewelleryJewellery
(Definition of jewel noun (VALUABLE STONE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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