German translation of 'mainstay'
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Overnight, tourism came to be the mainstay of the economy, overtaking sugar and tobacco.No Way Home: A Cuban Dancer's Tale (2007)
They are now in their forties and the mainstay of the economy.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The war forced only a temporary halt to tourism, which has remained a mainstay of the economy.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Yet people like things just as they were in these parts, where farming has been the mainstay of the economy for many generations.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
He is a fantastic footballer and a mainstay in our team.The Sun (2015)
The 33-year-old former England midfield player has been a mainstay of the team and is eager to play on for another season.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Drug treatment The mainstay of treatment for high blood pressure is drug treatment.BMA Family Doctor Guide - Heart Disease (1989)
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British English: mainstay NOUN
If you describe something as the mainstay of a particular thing, you mean that it is the most basic part of it.
Fish and rice were the mainstays of the country's diet.
Translation of mainstay from the Collins English to German Dictionary