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English definition of “substance”


noun     /ˈsʌbstəns/
MATERIAL [C] B2 a solid, liquid, or gas: a dangerous substance illegal substances (= illegal drugs) The state of matter
TRUTH [U] truth or importance: There's no substance to the allegations.ImportanceUseful or advantageous
the substance of sth the most important part of what someone has said or writtenMeaning and significanceTypifying, illustrating and exemplifying
(Definition of substance noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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