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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 corps simple 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 rudiments 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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