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adjective sweet pronunciation in British English /swiːt/
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  1. 1
    tasting like sugar
    I’d like something sweet, like a piece of cake.
    This tea is too sweet.
    She doesn’t really like sweet things.
  2. 2
    pleasant in smell, sound, or appearance
    The room is filled with the sweet fragrance of flowers.
    The entire audience was entranced by her clear sweet voice.
    a sweet little kitten
    1. a.
      making you experience a pleasant feeling
      The victory was sweet revenge for the team’s defeat last season.
      the sweet smell of success (=the pleasant feeling of success): We have yet to experience the sweet smell of success.
  3. 3
    kind, gentle, or nice to other people
    Caroline was the sweetest little girl I have ever looked after.
    sweet of: It was so sweet of you to do this.

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