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Main or important, especially in terms of consumption
“But what he cannot afford is an absolute shortage of the country's basic staple food; that would be a recipe for revolution.”
The main or greater part of something as distinguished from its subordinate parts
“… reading is the very staple of a person's education.”
Something that forms a main part of the product, consumption, or trade of a region
“Boutiques selling such staples as jeans and T-shirts.”
A wire fastener used to secure stacks of paper by penetrating all the sheets and curling around
To secure with a staple
“Polythene bags stapled to an illustrative card.”
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