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Definición de “jewel” en inglés

jewel

noun [C] uk   /ˈdʒuː.əl/ us  

jewel noun [C] (VALUABLE STONE)

B2 a precious stone that is used to decorate valuable objects: She was wearing a large gold necklace set with jewels. a small precious stone or a piece of specially cut glass, used in the machinery of a watch jewels [plural] → jewellery

jewel noun [C] (BEAUTIFUL/IMPORTANT THING)

something that is very beautiful or valuable: Many visitors consider the Sistine Chapel to be the jewel of the Vatican.

jewel noun [C] (PERSON)

old-fashioned a very kind or helpful person
(Definition of jewel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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