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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).
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sweetenverb [T]

uk   /ˈswiː.tən/ us   /ˈswiː.tən/
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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.
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Translations of “sweeten”
in Arabic يُحلّي…
in Korean 달게 하다…
in Portuguese adoçar…
in Catalan endolcir…
in Japanese ~に甘味を加える, ~を甘くする…
in Chinese (Simplified) 味道, 使变甜…
in Turkish tatlandırmak…
in Russian подслащивать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 味道, 使變甜…
in Italian addolcire, dolcificare, zuccherare…
in Polish słodzić, osłodzić…
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