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English definition of “ingredient”

ingredient

noun [C]     /ɪnˈɡriːdiənt/
FOOD B1 one of the different foods that a particular type of food is made fromPreparing foodPreparing food using heat
QUALITY B2 one of the parts of something successful : Trust is an essential ingredient in a successful marriage .Conditions and characteristics
(Definition of ingredient noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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