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gum

noun     /ɡʌm/
MOUTH [C]
B2 the hard, pink part inside your mouth that your teeth grow out of: [usually plural] Protect your teeth and gums by visiting your dentist regularly. gum disease DentistryThe teethProblems with bones, joints and teethThe mouth and throat
SWEET [U] ( also chewing gum)
a sweet substance that you chew (= bite repeatedly) but do not swallow: a stick of gumSweets
STICKY [U]
a sticky substance like glue, used for sticking papers together →  See also bubble gum Glues and gluing and stickiness
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