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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The material and construction used for support and introduced beneath a wall already constructed.

Usage examples (33)
  • Noun : to uncover the emotional underpinnings of an illness
  • If that doesn't strike you as a sound long-term underpinning for the United States or our economy, you are absolutely correct.
  • "PNG LNG will provide Santos with long-term underpinning production and cash flows over the project production period," Santos said in a statement.
  • So alarming were the comments on what had been said that I began to feel that I had inadvertently taken out the underpinning from the social system. for more
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