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English definition of “element”

element

noun [C] (PART)   /ˈel·ə·mənt/
one of the parts of something that makes it work , or a quality that makes someone or something effective : the heating element of a toaster Having a second income is an important element for most home buyers . They had all the elements of a great team .
(Definition of element noun (PART) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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