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That's the cornerstone of success. The Sun (2016)So while 2016 has been full of change, this unique alliance remains the cornerstone of our security in these uncertain times. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Political parties formed the cornerstone of representative systems long before universal suffrage. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)It has already received binding commitments from five cornerstone investors. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Your right to self-determination is the cornerstone of our policy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The rest of the cash will form the cornerstone of the couple's retirement planning. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The search for a cornerstone investor comes amid mounting pressure on the company's board. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The close-knit nature of the cycling gang is a cornerstone of the success. Times, Sunday Times (2011)HEALTHY disagreement is a cornerstone of democratic society, but what happens when the dispute turns ugly? Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'cornerstone'
British English: cornerstone NOUN
The cornerstone of something is the basic part of it on which its existence, success, or truth depends.
Research is the cornerstone of the profession.
Definition of cornerstone from the Collins English Dictionary
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