consist in sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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consist in sth

formal
phrasal verb with consist uk   us   /kənˈsɪst/ verb
to have something as a ​main and ​necessarypart or ​quality: The ​beauty of ​airtravel consists in ​itsspeed and ​ease. [+ -ing verb] For her, ​happiness consists in ​watchingtelevision and ​readingmagazines.
(Definition of consist in sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “consist in sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 在于,存在于…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在於,存在於…
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