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consist of something

 /kənˈsɪst əv, ˌʌv, ˌɑv/
phrasal verb with consist verb
to be something that is made or ​formed of ​variousspecific things: The ​crowd consisted ​mostly of ​collegekids and ​officeworkers. Her ​responsibilities consist of ​answering the ​phone and ​greeting visitors.
(Definition of consist of something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “consist of something”
in Arabic يَتكَوّن مِن…
in Korean -로 구성되다…
in Portuguese consistir em algo…
in Catalan consistir en ac, constar d’ac…
in Japanese ~からできている…
in Italian consistere di qualcosa…
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