Meaning of “saccharin” in the English Dictionary

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"saccharin" in British English

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saccharinnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈsæk.ər.ɪn/ us /ˈsæk.ɚ.ɪn/

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 tablets

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

"saccharin" in American English

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saccharinnoun [ U ]

us /ˈsæk·ə·rɪn/

a chemical with a sweet taste, used to replace sugar

(Definition of “saccharin” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)