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Etymology

From Old French substance.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
substance

Plural
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substance ({{{1}}})
  1. Physical matter; material.
  2. The essential part of anything; the most vital part.
  3. Considerable wealth or resources.
    A man of substance.
  4. drugs
    substance abuse

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French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] substantia, substance or essence, noun form from present participle substans, from substare, exist, lit. stand under, from stare, stand

Pronunciation

Noun

substance f. (plural substances)

  1. substance

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