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noun     delicacy pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable] a rare or expensive type of food

    Caviar is considered a delicacy in many countries.

  2. 3
    [uncountable] a careful and gentle way of doing something
  3. 5
    [uncountable] the quality of being delicate in appearance, colour, taste, or smell
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a person who has or claims to have a lot of influence

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