Meaning of “sweeten” in the English Dictionary

"sweeten" in British English

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sweetenverb [ T ]

uk /ˈswiː.tən/ us /ˈswiː.tən/

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

"sweeten" in American English

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sweetenverb [ T ]

us /ˈswi·tən/

to make something taste sweet:

Sweeten the nut bread by adding dried fruit.
infml If they want to settle the strike, the owners still must sweeten their offer (= make it more valuable and attractive).

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

"sweeten" in Business English

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sweetenverb [ T ]

uk /ˈswiːtən/ us

to make something more attractive and acceptable:

sweeten the deal/bid/offer
The city had tried to sweeten the deal with a $140 million package.
sweetened
adjective [ before noun ]

The board unanimously decided to accept a sweetened offer.

(Definition of “sweeten” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)