Definition of 'base'
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Instead it is a system based on sticks. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Price per person based on four sharing. The Sun (2016)All four have regional power bases. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The centre will be based in Southampton but cover nine counties. The Sun (2016)Based on current values this would give him a lump sum of more than 30,000. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I could not care less that there is a medical consensus that statins are safe unless that consensus is based on good evidence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Don't wrap up too warm: wear only a base layer and a hat. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All four Britons are based in America. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And what has worked for England's back row so far has been a smoke and mirrors deception based around the numbers on the back of a jersey. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We have a number of vehicles based locally that are able to access the court. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They are based on evidence and they work. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are four common bases for such groupings. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)Go to your superior and touch base with him. Christianity Today (2000)They had a power base and organizational skills. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)This is as well as having rooms at more sumptuous city centre bases. The Sun (2014)We have quite a big fan base out there. The Sun (2008)Prices based on two people sharing a twin room. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We need to remember that the whole season is not based on one game. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You are making a value judgment based on reputation and trust. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sometimes selection has to have an element of hunch based on potential. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Price per person based on four sharing. The Sun (2009)Or tell stories based on place names. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Other kinds of diagnostic equipment are also based on electrical activity in body organs. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)Two reserve tank bases and military tunnel networks are left in ruins. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Slap on a light base layer of white foundation. The Sun (2013)So much here is based on numbers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The first thing to go should be expensive sting operations based on flimsy evidence. The Sun (2010)The buy or offer price is on the right and is the price at which you buy the base currency. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But there has been little agitation against them on an island where the bases have become part of the furniture. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Sadly for England it cannoned away off the base of a post. The Sun (2013)This story is based on those time-honoured economic concepts, namely supply and demand. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)As a result, the company 's shareholder base is fairly neat. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'base'
British English: base /beɪs/ NOUN
The base of something is its lowest edge or part, or the part at which it is attached to something else.
...a cake tin with a removable base.
- American English: base
- Arabic: قَاعِدَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: base
- Chinese: 基础
- Croatian: baza
- Czech: dno
- Danish: base
- Dutch: basis
- European Spanish: base parte
- Finnish: perusta
- French: base
- German: Basis
- Greek: βάση
- Italian: base
- Japanese: 土台
- Korean: 토대
- Norwegian: basis
- Polish: podstawa podłoże
- European Portuguese: base
- Romanian: bază
- Russian: основа
- Spanish: base
- Swedish: bas fundament
- Thai: พื้นฐาน ฐานทัพ
- Turkish: kaide heykel vb
- Ukrainian: основа
- Vietnamese: đế
Definition of base from the Collins English Dictionary
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