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sweetener

[sweet-n-er] /ˈswit n ər/
noun
1.
something that sweetens, as sugar or a low-calorie synthetic product used instead of sugar.
2.
an added inducement:
such sweeteners as tax breaks and low-cost loans.
Origin of sweetener
1640-1650
1640-50; sweeten + -er1
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sweetener

/ˈswiːtə/
noun
1.
a sweetening agent, esp one that does not contain sugar
2.
(informal) a bribe
3.
(informal) a financial inducement
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sweet ass

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