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One entry found for substance.
Main Entry: subĚstance
Pronunciation: primarystresssschwab-stschwan(t)s
Function: noun
1 a : essential nature : ESSENCE <divine substance> b : the fundamental or essential part, quality, or meaning <the substance of the speech>
2 a : physical material from which something is made b : material of particular or definite chemical constitution <an oily substance> c : something (as drugs or alcoholic beverages) considered harmful and usually subject to legal restriction <substance abuse>
3 : material possessions : PROPERTY <a person of substance>

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