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Turkish translation of “mainstay”

mainstay

noun
 
 
/ˈmeɪnsteɪ/
a/the mainstay of sth the most important thing or activity
temel, asıl, en önemli unsur/eylem/faaliyet
Cattle farming is the mainstay of the country's economy.Important and essential thingsInformation and messagesBeing based on or depending on something
(Definition of mainstay from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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