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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Support from beneath; Support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm.

Usage examples (37)
  • Students must often 'underpin' their essays with it.
  • There are policy assumptions that underpin those numbers.
  • It is precisely these programs that underpin their well-being.
  •   He says human rights underpin America's greatest aspirations. for more
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