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substance

noun  us   /ˈsʌb·stəns/

substance noun (MATERIAL)

[C] a material with particular physical characteristics: The pesticide contains a substance that is toxic to insects.

substance noun (IMPORTANCE)

[U] importance, seriousness, or relationship to real facts: Surprisingly, these filmmakers opted for substance over style.
Translations of “substance”
in Arabic مادّة…
in Korean 물질…
in Malaysian bahan, unsur…
in French substance…
in Turkish madde, cisim, gerçek ve önemlilik…
in Italian sostanza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 材料, 物質…
in Russian вещество, правда, значение…
in Polish substancja, prawda, znaczenie…
in Vietnamese loại vật chất nào đó, chất…
in Spanish sustancia…
in Portuguese substância…
in Thai สาร, สสาร…
in German die Substanz…
in Catalan substància…
in Japanese 物質…
in Indonesian bahan, unsur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 材料, 物质…
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