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building block

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one of the parts that make up a whole
  • historically the infantry division has been a basic building block of armies

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The first known use of building block was in 1756

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“Building block.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/building%20block. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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