missing link Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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missing linknoun [S]

uk   us  
something that is ​necessary to ​complete a ​series or ​solve a ​problem: Those ​documentsprovided the ​missinglink, and the ​police were ​able to make an ​arrestsoon after they ​discovered them.the missing link an ​animal that no ​longerexists or might never have ​existed and is ​thought to ​explain how ​humansdeveloped from apes
(Definition of missing link from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “missing link”
in Chinese (Simplified) (一系列相关联事物中)必要的环节…
in Chinese (Traditional) (一系列相關聯事物中)必要的環節…
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