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jewellery

noun [U] UK ( US jewelry)
 
 
/ˈdʒuːəlri/
decorative objects worn on your clothes and body, for example rings, bracelets, and necklaces: A lot of people don't want to go to the high street chains to buy their jewellery. jewellery designers/makers/retailers a jewellery shop/store
Translations of “jewellery”
in Korean 보석류…
in Arabic مُجَوْهَرات…
in Portuguese joias…
in Catalan joies…
in Japanese (貴金属の)装身具…
in Italian gioielli…
in Chinese (Traditional) (總稱)珠寶,首飾…
in Russian ювелирные изделия…
in Turkish mücevher…
in Chinese (Simplified) (总称)珠宝,首饰…
in Polish jubilerstwo…
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