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The justification for or reasoning behind something
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“On what basis are you suggesting that this ancient structure was because of aliens?”
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The foundation or principle to which an activity, process or structure is carried out or built on
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“Regardless of its origin, sometimes a good idea forms the entire basis of a non-fiction book.”
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An underlying condition or circumstance
“The audience may hold prejudices against the speaker and, on that basis, dismisses what he has to say.”
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The reoccurrence of an event at a given frequency or time interval
“I will be consulting with my lawyer on a regular basis until the case is settled.”
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(usually used in plural form "essentials") A fundamental element or characteristic
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(used with for) A reason for a particular feeling or emotion
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The origin of something
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Indispensable content
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A means of estimating something
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A (usually technical) description of an event or system that is considered to be accurate
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An element or circumstance contributing to a result
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The causes, explanations, or justifications for an action or event
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A basic structure underlying a system, concept, or text
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The position or status of a person in relation to others
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Something that provides a means of understanding or achieving something
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Reason for being
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Basic training or instruction in a subject
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Principles within a particular sphere of knowledge
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A sign or measure of something
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