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ingredient

noun [C]
 
 
/ɪnˈɡriːdiənt/
FOOD B1 one of the different foods that a particular type of food is made fromPreparing foodPreparing food using heat
QUALITY B2 one of the parts of something successful: Trust is an essential ingredient in a successful marriage.Conditions and characteristics
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