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bedrock

noun uk   /ˈbed.rɒk/  us   /-rɑːk/

bedrock noun (ROCK)

[U] the hard area of rock in the ground that holds up the loose soil above

bedrock noun (BASE)

[S] the main principles on which something is based: Some people believe that the family is the bedrock of society.
Translations of “bedrock”
in Chinese (Traditional) 基岩, 基礎…
in Russian основа…
in Turkish bir şeye temel teşkil eden prensip, fikir veya durum…
in Chinese (Simplified) 基岩, 基础…
in Polish filar…
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