Definición de mainstay en inglés:

mainstay

Saltos de línea: main|stay
Pronunciación: /ˈmeɪnsteɪ
 
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sustantivo

1A stay which extends from the maintop to the foot of the foremast of a sailing ship.
1.1Someone or something on which something else is based or relies: whitefish are the mainstay of the local industry
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The gun run, loosely based on the exploits of Naval squads in the Boer War, was a mainstay of the Royal Tournament.
  • The first pick of Fox's second draft was Jordan Gross, who has become a mainstay at right tackle.
  • Since I have so much yew foliage, this is the mainstay of the ropes and swags that I will be creating.
Sinónimos
central component, centrepiece, prop, linchpin, cornerstone, pillar, bulwark, buttress, chief support, backbone, anchor, foundation, base, bastiontower of strength, key player, sinew, right-hand man/woman, right arm, Atlas

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