English version

building block

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Toys
building blockˈbuilding ˌblock noun [countable]  1 DHTa block of wood or plastic for young children to build things with2 building blocks
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building blockThis will be the foundation building block of your new career.How does a person not lose him or herself when he or she dissipates such a powerful building block of humanity?
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