Meaning of “consist of something” in the English Dictionary


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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 various specific things:

The crowd consisted mostly of college kids and office workers.
Her responsibilities consist of answering the phone and greeting visitors.

(Definition of “consist of something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)