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English definition of “core”

core

adjective [not gradable] (CENTRAL)   /kɔr, koʊr/
central; basic: We want to appeal to our core supporters without turning off undecided voters. The notion of love is one of the core values of our civilization. We have to concentrate on the core business, management said.
(Definition of core adjective (CENTRAL) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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