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consist of (something)

To be made up of (something). Your grade consists of several factors, such as homework, projects, and test scores.
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consist of someone or something

to include people or things; to be made up of people or things. This bread consists of flour, water, sugar, oil, and yeast. The U.S. Senate consists of two elected officials from each state.
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consist of

To have something as components; be made up of something: The English test consisted of four essays.
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