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consist in sth

formal
verb uk phrasal verb with consist   /kənˈsɪst/ us  
to have something as a main and necessary part or quality: The beauty of air travel consists in its speed and ease. [+ -ing verb] For her, happiness consists in watching television and reading magazines.
Translations of “consist in sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 在於,存在於…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在于,存在于…
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