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saccharin

noun [U] uk   /ˈsæk.ər.ɪn/ us    /-ɚ-/
a very sweet artificial substance that is used to replace sugar, especially by people who want to lose weight or who must not eat sugar: saccharin tabletsSugar and sugar substitutes
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