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substancenoun

 us   /ˈsʌb·stəns/
  • substance noun (MATERIAL)

[C] a material with particular physical characteristics: The pesticide contains a substance that is toxic to insects.
  • substance noun (IMPORTANCE)

[U] importance, seriousness, or relationship to real facts: Surprisingly, these filmmakers opted for substance over style.
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"substance" in British English

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substancenoun

uk   /ˈsʌb.stəns/  us   /ˈsʌb.stəns/
  • substance noun (MATERIAL)

B2 [C or U] material with particular physical characteristics: an organic/chemical substance What sort of substance could withstand those temperatures?
illegal substance formal
an illegal drug

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(Definition of substance from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “substance”
in Korean 물질…
in Arabic مادّة…
in Malaysian bahan, unsur…
in French substance…
in Russian вещество, правда, значение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 材料, 物質…
in Italian sostanza…
in Turkish madde, cisim, gerçek ve önemlilik…
in Polish substancja, prawda, znaczenie…
in Spanish sustancia…
in Vietnamese loại vật chất nào đó, chất…
in Portuguese substância…
in Thai สาร, สสาร…
in German die Substanz…
in Catalan substància…
in Japanese 物質…
in Chinese (Simplified) 材料, 物质…
in Indonesian bahan, unsur…
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