Definition of 'element'
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There must have been something in his voice, an element he could not control. THE SCAR (1989)Now, crowned by her loose fair hair, it was released to its element. A DAYSTAR OF FEAR (1989)Depictions of unrelated people in multifarious clothes in a divergence of locations linked by the common element of unabashed sensuality. THE IMAGE OF LAURA (1989)
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Translations for 'element'
British English: element /ˈɛlɪmənt/ NOUN
An element of something is one of the parts which make up the whole thing.
It is one of the key elements of the peace plan.
- American English: element
- Arabic: جُزْء
- Brazilian Portuguese: elemento
- Chinese: 要素
- Croatian: element
- Czech: prvek
- Danish: element
- Dutch: element
- European Spanish: elemento
- Finnish: elementti
- French: élément
- German: Element
- Greek: στοιχείο
- Italian: elemento
- Japanese: 要素
- Korean: 요소
- Norwegian: element
- Polish: element
- European Portuguese: elemento
- Romanian: element
- Russian: элемент
- Spanish: elemento
- Swedish: element
- Thai: องค์ประกอบ
- Turkish: bileşen
- Ukrainian: елемент
- Vietnamese: yếu tố
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