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lifebloodnoun [U]

 us   /ˈlɑɪfˌblʌd/
the thing that is most ​important to the ​continuingsuccess and ​existence of something ​else: Tourism is the lifeblood of Hawaii’s ​economy.
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lifebloodnoun [S]

uk   us   /ˈlaɪfblʌd/
the most important thing that someone or something ​needs in ​order to continue to exist or ​operate: Education is the lifeblood of a knowledge-based ​economy. She is fantastic at new ​productdevelopment, which is our lifeblood.
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Translations of “lifeblood”
in Chinese (Simplified) 命脉,生命线…
in Chinese (Traditional) 命脈,生命線…
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