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Synonyms for building block

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unit, building block(noun)

    a single undivided natural thing occurring in the composition of something else

    "units of nucleic acids"

    whole, unit, social unit, unit of measurement

  2. building block(noun)

    a block of material used in construction work


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  1. Mark Fishman:

    This alliance is another building block in our strategy to develop a portfolio of programs that we believe will lead the next wave of immuno-oncology medicines.

  2. Dana Lewis:

    This is a fundamental building block for apps like CoEpi.

  3. Hilal Khashan:

    If the Moscow 1 conference is held, it will be a positive indication but will not lead to a rapid solution in Syria, it could be the first building block.

  4. Broadcom Chief Executive Hock Tan:

    This transaction represents an important building block as we create one of the world's leading infrastructure technology companies, we intend to continue to strengthen (CA's software) franchises to meet the growing demand for infrastructure software solutions.

  5. Frank Zappa:

    Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say that there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe.

Translations for building block

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  • Bauklotz, Baustein, SpielbausteinGerman
  • بلوک ساختمانPersian
  • rakennusosa, rakennuspalikkaFinnish
  • кубик, строительный блокRussian
  • yapı taşıTurkish

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