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"jewellery" in British English

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jewellerynoun [U]

mainly UK (US usually jewelry) uk   us   /ˈdʒuː.əl.ri/
A2 decorativeobjectsworn on ​yourclothes or ​body that are usually made from ​valuablemetals, such as ​gold and ​silver, and preciousstones: a jewellery ​box a ​piece of ​gold/​silver jewellery

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(Definition of jewellery from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"jewellery" in Business English

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jewellerynoun [U]

UK ( US jewelry) uk   us   /ˈdʒuːəlri/
decorative ​objects worn on your clothes and body, for ​examplerings, bracelets, and necklaces: A lot of ​people don't want to go to the high street ​chains to ​buy their jewellery. jewellery ​designers/​makers/​retailers a jewellery ​shop/​store
(Definition of jewellery from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “jewellery”
in Arabic مُجَوْهَرات…
in Korean 보석류…
in Portuguese joias…
in Catalan joies…
in Japanese (貴金属の)装身具…
in Chinese (Simplified) (总称)珠宝,首饰…
in Turkish mücevher…
in Russian ювелирные изделия…
in Chinese (Traditional) (總稱)珠寶,首飾…
in Italian gioielli…
in Polish jubilerstwo…
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