component

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Component is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /kʌmˈpoʊnənt/, SAMPA: /kVm"poUn@nt/

Noun[change]

Singular
component

Plural
components

  1. A component is one part that connects to other parts.
    Some components may be cleaned by methods different to those used on the main body.
    The main component of any budget will be the cost of staff.
    The main components of the package are shown again in Fig 14.
    Throughout the world, oxygen increasingly became a major component of the atmosphere.
    The components of healthy diet are exercising, not just fasting and balancing nutrients in the meal.

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