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  /ˌæsɪˈdjuəti/ noun [uncountable]
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… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally

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spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles

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