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English definition of “basis”

basis

noun [C] (METHOD)    /ˈbeɪ.sɪs/ (plural bases   /-siːz/   )
B2 a way or method of doing something: Most of our staff work for us on a voluntary basis (= they work without being paid).Ways of achieving things
(Definition of basis noun (METHOD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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