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English definition of “syrup”

syrup

noun [U] uk   /ˈsɪr.əp/ us  
a very sweet, thick, light-coloured liquid made by dissolving sugar in waterSugar and sugar substitutes a type of sweet liquid medicine: cough syrupMedicine in different forms
(Definition of syrup from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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