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staple

noun [C] (BASIC)
基本的
 
 
/ˈsteɪ.pl̩/
a main product or part of something
主要产品,或某物的主要部分
Shortages mean that even staples (= basic foods) like bread are difficult to find.
物资短缺意味着连面包之类的主食都难觅踪影。
Phosphate has been a staple of this area for many years.
磷酸盐多年来一直是这一地区的主要产品。
Romantic fiction and reference books are a staple of many public libraries.
言情小说和工具书是很多公共图书馆的主要藏书。
Standard and routine
(Definition of staple noun (BASIC) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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