element

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɛlɪmənt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɛləmənt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(elə mənt)


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element

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n
  1. a [chemical, metallic, synthetic] element
  2. [a stable, an unstable] element
  3. the four elements
  4. the fundamental elements of earth, air, fire and water
  5. a previously unknown element
  6. basic elements of the [human, feline, canine] body
  7. the periodic table of elements
  8. is composed of [different, similar] elements
  9. is [an important, a critical, an essential] element
  10. is [an important] element of [winning, fighting, success]
  11. [the, an] element of surprise
  12. there is an element of [danger, risk]
  13. there is an element of truth [to, in]
  14. is just one element of
  15. is (just) one of many elements
  16. the human element
  17. the [unsavory, criminal, radical] elements (in society)
  18. was in her element (on the stage)
  19. the [sea, mountain, countryside] was his natural element
  20. [his skin, the hut] was exposed to the elements
  21. open to the elements
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