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raw materialnoun [C]

us   /ˈrɔ məˈtɪər·i·əl/
any material, such as oil, cotton, or sugar, in its natural condition, before it has been processed for use: The cost of raw materials was going up.
(Definition of raw material from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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raw materialnoun [C or U]

/ˌrɔː məˈtɪə.ri.əl/ us   /ˌrɑː məˈtɪr.i.əl/
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raw materialnoun [C or U]

uk   us  
PRODUCTION, NATURAL RESOURCES a substance in its natural state that will be used to make something else in an industrial process: raw material costs/prices The increase in operating costs is due to higher energy costs and increases in the price of raw materials such as iron ore.
(Definition of raw material from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “raw material”
in Arabic مواد خام…
in Korean 원자재…
in Portuguese matéria-prima…
in Catalan matèria primera…
in Japanese 原料, 原材料…
in Italian materia prima…
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