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noun jam pronunciation in British English /dʒæm/ 
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singularjam
pluraljams
  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a sweet sticky food made from boiled fruit and sugar that is usually spread onto bread

    strawberry jam

    a jar of jam

    a jam tart

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