Meaning of CORE in English

CORE

I.

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ hollow

Each fibre/fiber has a hollow ~.

▪ dense , solid , strong

▪ copper , iron , etc.

▪ reactor

nuclear reactor ~s

▪ central , essential , inner , innermost , very

This is seen as the central ~ of the government's policy.

A new spirit welled up from the very ~ of the nation.

▪ outer

▪ common

a common ~ of shared understanding

▪ hard

A hard ~ of supporters gathered to see the star arrive.

hard-core party members

▪ emotional

the emotional ~ of her music

VERB + CORE

▪ form , make up

These ideas formed the ~ of his philosophy.

▪ surround

▪ get to

We want to get to the ~ of the problem.

PREPOSITION

▪ at sth's ~

At the ~ of our convictions is belief in individual liberty.

▪ to the ~

She was shaken to the ~ by the news.

He's a politician to the ~ (= in all his attitudes, beliefs and actions) .

PHRASES

▪ the earth's ~

heat from the earth's ~

II.

verb

Core is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ apple

III.

adj.

Core is used with these nouns: ↑ audience , ↑ belief , ↑ business , ↑ collection , ↑ competence , ↑ component , ↑ concept , ↑ constituency , ↑ curriculum , ↑ discipline , ↑ element , ↑ funding , ↑ ideology , ↑ message , ↑ philosophy , ↑ principle , ↑ requirement , ↑ strength , ↑ subject , ↑ supporter , ↑ technology , ↑ worker

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