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element

noun /ˈeləmənt/
an essential part of anything
élément
Sound teaching of grammar is one of the elements of a good education.
a substance that cannot be split by chemical means into simpler substances Hydrogen, chlorine, iron and uranium are elements. surroundings necessary for life
milieu
Water is a fish’s natural element.
a slight amount
élément
There is an element of doubt in my mind.
the heating part in an electric kettle etc.
résistance
elementary /-ˈmen-/ adjective very simple; not advanced
élémentaire
elementary mathematics.
elements noun plural the first things to be learned in any subject the elements of musical theory. the forces of nature, as wind and rain.
éléments
The hut provided protection from the elements.
in one’s element in the surroundings that are most natural or pleasing to one.
dans son élément
The actor is clearly in his element paying this role.
(Definition of element from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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