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building blocknoun

uk   us  
[C] a ​piece of ​wood or ​plastic used by ​children to ​build things withbuilding blocks [plural] the ​basic things that are put together to make something ​exist: Science and the ​arts are the ​buildingblocks of a good ​education.
(Definition of building block from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "building block" - Business English Dictionary

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building blocknoun [C]

uk   us  
something that is necessary for making or ​developing another thing: People and ​principles are the ​buildingblocks of all ​successfulcompanies.
(Definition of building block from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “building block”
in Chinese (Simplified) 积木…
in Chinese (Traditional) 積木…
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