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essential
ə'sɛnʃəl
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Part of Speech(形) adjective, (名) noun
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(形) As an adjective
  1. Defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established.
  2. Basic and fundamental.
  3. Of the greatest importance.
  4. Absolutely necessary; vitally necessary.
  5. Essential.
(名) As a noun
  1. Anything indispensable.
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