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toffee

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈtɒf.i/ us    /ˈtɑː.fi/
a hard, chewy, often brown sweet that is made from sugar boiled with butter
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in Korean 토피…
in Arabic طوفي (نوع مِن الحَلْوى)…
in French caramel (au beurre)…
in Turkish karamelâ, şekerleme…
in Italian caramella moux…
in Chinese (Traditional) 奶油糖,太妃糖…
in Russian ирис (конфета)…
in Polish toffi…
in Spanish caramelo…
in Portuguese caramelo tofe, bala tofe…
in German das Sahnebonbon…
in Catalan caramel (tou)…
in Japanese トフィー, キャラメル…
in Chinese (Simplified) 乳脂糖,太妃糖…
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