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noun sugar pronunciation in American English /ˈʃʊɡər/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] a sweet substance consisting of very small white or brown pieces that is added to food or drinks to make them taste sweet
    Do you like sugar in your coffee?
    white/brown sugar
    a spoonful/teaspoon of sugar
    1. a.
      [countable] the amount of sugar that is contained in a teaspoon
      How many sugars do you take?
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  2. 3
    [singular] spoken used for talking to someone who you like or love
    Come on, sugar, eat your dinner.

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