ingredient ( ingredients plural )
1 n-count Ingredients are the things that are used to make something, especially all the different foods you use when you are cooking a particular dish.
Mix in the remaining ingredients.
2 n-count An ingredient of a situation is one of the essential parts of it.
oft N of/in n
The meeting had all the ingredients of high political drama...
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component, constituent, element, part
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