chewing gum

[choo-ing]
noun
a sweetened and flavored preparation for chewing, usually made of chicle.

Origin:
1755–65, Americanism

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chewing gum
 
n
a preparation for chewing, usually made of flavoured and sweetened chicle or such substitutes as polyvinyl acetate

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Example sentences
It also used to ban chewing gum, which it considers a public nuisance.
Near the door is an open carton containing dozens of boxes of chewing gum.
Some methods to alleviate the pain include chewing gum, yawning and swallowing,
  but these require being awake and attentive.
Her father made a fortune in the chewing gum industry.
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