Meaning of “confectioner's sugar” in the English Dictionary

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"confectioner's sugar" in British English

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confectioner's sugarnoun [ U ]

uk /kənˌfek.ʃən.əz ˈʃʊɡ.ər/ us /kənˌfek.ʃən.ɚz ˈʃʊɡ.ɚ/ US also powdered sugar, UK icing sugar

a soft powder made from sugar that is used to make icing for cakes

(Definition of “confectioner's sugar” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)