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core

adjective [usually before noun]
 
 
/kɔːr/
most important: core activities/operationscore products/services They are cutting back production of some of their core products. core customers/workerscore values For a company to achieve a competitive advantage it is important to have core values and a clearly defined purpose. a core market/business
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