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ingredient

noun [C] uk   us   /ɪnˈɡriː.di.ənt/
B1 a food that is used with other foods in the preparation of a particular dish: The list of ingredients included 250 g of almonds.B2 one of the parts of something successful: Trust is a vital ingredient in a successful marriage.
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