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Definitions of basis:

part of speech: noun

A base or foundation; the groundwork or first principle of anything; the chief ingredient.

part of speech: noun

The pedestal of a column; that on which anything is raised.

part of speech: noun, adjective, verb

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part of speech: noun

The foundation or that on which a thing rests: the pedestal of a column: the groundwork or first principle:- pl. BASES.

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