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But it can only use lethal force where there is a clear legal basis for doing so. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This is an issue anyone with daughters faces on a regular basis. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Six per cent of bigger businesses were attacked on a daily basis. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They wear three favourites on a regular basis. The Sun (2017)At least not on a regular basis. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A photo opportunity with one of his closest allies would signal a rapprochement that has no basis in fact. Times, Sunday Times (2016)No clinical information is shared, and before anything at all is shared there has to be a legal basis to do so. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It has climbed by 42 basis points since the end of September. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In July Beijing rejected a ruling by an international tribunal that its claims had no legal basis. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We hear about this regularly on an anecdotal basis with a number of managing agents. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It demands further that they obtain that information on a regular basis. THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)This forms the main basis of the bones and of most other tissues. The Antioxidant Health Plan (1994)Many will have planned their affairs on the basis of the system as it stood. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They can only succeed by making us lose our innocence on a daily basis. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Voters do not chose between competing offers from parties on an equal basis. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This approach remains the basis for the most plausible current contributions. Home-ownership - differentiation and fragmentation (1990)There are also problems which make it difficult to use as a basis for job design. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)They had no legal basis for holding her. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What possible basis for action does it provide? The Constraints of Corporate Tradition (1987)They have clearly said it without any basis in fact or any numbers in front of them. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Now companies are valued on the basis of the number of users they might get. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But he gets wonderful donations on a regular basis. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This consensus should form the basis of regulatory behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It keeps me feeling fresh on a daily basis. The Sun (2014)They talked to me on an equal basis. The Sun (2009)The domination of midfield remains the basis of their approach. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Being able to give to others more needy than ourselves is part of the basis of our humanity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This process of distillation of some features from a set of observed objects is at the basis of most systems of classification. Critical Social Research (1990)The yield on two-year gilts rose by ten basis points. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is on an all-inclusive basis and must be booked online. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The margin improved by 30 basis points in the first half. Times, Sunday Times (2006)South Africa have two of these sort of elite batsmen for whom a hundred is merely a basis for negotiation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is expected that this would form the basis of further negotiations, suggesting that the family remains receptive to reaching a deal. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Government sources insisted that the June 2 memo was not part of the basis on which the grant was made. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'basis'
British English: basis /ˈbeɪsɪs/ NOUN
If something happens or is done on a particular basis, it happens or is done in that way.
We're going to meet there on a regular basis.
- American English: basis
- Arabic: أَسَاس
- Brazilian Portuguese: base
- Chinese: 基础
- Croatian: na osnovi
- Czech: základ
- Danish: grundlag
- Dutch: basis
- European Spanish: forma fundamento
- Finnish: perusta
- French: base
- German: Grundlage
- Greek: βάση
- Italian: base
- Japanese: 基礎
- Korean: 토대
- Norwegian: grunnlag
- Polish: podstawa punkt wyjścia
- European Portuguese: base
- Romanian: cu frecvență
- Russian: базис
- Spanish: base
- Swedish: bas grund
- Thai: รากฐาน
- Turkish: ana fikir
- Ukrainian: основа
- Vietnamese: cơ sở nền tảng
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