root

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root

noun

Definition of ROOT

1
a point or place at which something is invented or provided <he insists that insecurity is the root of all jealousy>
2
the source from which something grows or develops <one would need to go back at least several hundred years to find the root of the entrenched hostility between the neighboring nations>
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4
the central part or aspect of something under consideration <at root, it's a question of the proper limits, if any, of free speech>

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