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staples

noun
plural of staple

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the main or greater part of something as distinguished from its subordinate parts
  • reading is the very staple of a person's education

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staples

verb
present tense third-person singular of staple

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“Staples.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/staples. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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