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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyconsist of
he/she/itconsists of
present participleconsisting of
past tenseconsisted of
past participleconsisted of
  1. consist of something to be made of particular parts or things

    Breakfast consisted of dry bread and a cup of tea.

    This year's team, coached by Jeff Jackson, consisted entirely of college players.

    consist of doing something:

    My role seemed to consist of standing and smiling at people.

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