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essential

noun [C, usually plural]
 
 
/ɪˈsenʃəl/
a basic thing that you cannot live or succeed without: This leaflet will give you the essentials of how to use the word processor. Goods that were once considered luxuries are now treated as essentials by many.
Translations of “essential”
in Korean 필수품…
in Arabic أساسي…
in Portuguese algo essencial, o imprescindível…
in Catalan element imprescindible…
in Japanese 生活必需品…
in Italian elemento indispensabile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 必需品, 不可缺少的東西…
in Chinese (Simplified) 必需品, 不可缺少的东西…
(Definition of essential noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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