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building blocknoun

uk   /ˈbɪl.dɪŋ ˌblɒk/ us   /ˈbɪl.dɪŋ ˌblɑːk/
(Definition of building block from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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building blocknoun [C]

uk   us  
something that is necessary for making or developing another thing: People and principles are the building blocks of all successful companies.
(Definition of building block from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 积木…
in Chinese (Traditional) 積木…
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