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forming the main or most important part of something, without which it cannot really exist
relating to the basic nature or character of something
not changed from a natural state by production or growing methods
as a basic quality or feature of someone or something
the essential features of something are its most basic and typical features
raw substances have not been changed by any chemical processes
basic and natural, and not developed or made more pleasant or satisfactory
an inherent quality is a basic or essential feature that gives something its character
forming an essential part of something and needed to make it complete
in a very important or basic way
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
the difference between how much money you get when you sell something and how much it costs you...
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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