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nuclei

noun
variants: also nucleuses
plural of nucleus

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1 a thing or place that is of greatest importance to an activity or interest
  • a college campus that was a nucleus of opposition to the war

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2 the central part or aspect of something under consideration
  • the nucleus of the movement's methodology has always been passive resistance

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“Nuclei.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nuclei. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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