Definition of 'bedrock'
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These businesses are the bedrock of our manufacturing sector. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Values of tolerance are the bedrock of our society. The Sun (2012)The spectator senses that deep familiarity that forms the bedrock of love. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The foundation of democracy was formed on the bedrock of books. Times, Sunday Times (2014)County cricket may be unglamorous but it is the bedrock of the nation 's summer sport. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He's a solid bedrock of support. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is the bedrock of society, civilisation and sane religion. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These provide the bedrock for the firm's prosperity. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)If we get that right, this new initiative will really form the bedrock of early intervention. The Sun (2012)For most of us, personal relationships form the bedrock of happiness. MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE (2005)For centuries, classical anatomy had formed the bedrock of culture. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The Conservatives have a minimum bedrock of support that can survive in the face of a split opposition. After Thatcher (1989)We are the bedrock of society, the role models from which the next generation learn right from wrong. The Sun (2009)It takes a bold executive to ignore what at first sight seems the bedrock of their support, but it must be done. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That was really a bedrock for the business,' he said. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The pair have a great understanding defensively which provided the bedrock for England's qualification. The Sun (2013)Since most couples agree family life is the bedrock of society, why don't we bribe people to marry? The Sun (2008)It is also in accord with the natural harmonic series, which forms the acoustic bedrock of Western tonal harmony. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is all too easy to dismiss, with hindsight, the presumption of innocence that forms the bedrock of our system. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A beautiful show looking at the brilliance and diversity of the Ancient Greek art that formed the bedrock of our civilisation. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A breathtakingly beautiful show that looks at the brilliance, wonder and diversity of the ancient Greek art that formed the bedrock of our civilisation. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'bedrock'
British English: bedrock NOUN
The bedrock of something is the principles, ideas, or facts on which it is based.
Mutual trust is the bedrock of a relationship.
Definition of bedrock from the Collins English Dictionary
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