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jewellery

noun [U] uk mainly UK ( US usually jewelry)   /ˈdʒuː.əl.ri/ us  
A2 decorative objects worn on your clothes or body that are usually made from valuable metals, such as gold and silver, and precious stones: a jewellery box a piece of gold/silver jewellery
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in Korean 보석류…
in Arabic مُجَوْهَرات…
in Portuguese joias…
in Catalan joies…
in Japanese (貴金属の)装身具…
in Italian gioielli…
in Chinese (Traditional) (總稱)珠寶,首飾…
in Russian ювелирные изделия…
in Turkish mücevher…
in Chinese (Simplified) (总称)珠宝,首饰…
in Polish jubilerstwo…
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