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underlie

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌʌn.dəˈlaɪ/ US  /-dɚ-/ ( present participle underlying, past tense underlay, past participle underlain)
to be a hidden cause of or strong influence on something
是…的深层原因;对…有重大影响
Psychological problems very often underlie apparently physical disorders.
明显的生理疾病下常常隐藏着心理问题。
Being based on or depending on something
Translations of “underlie”
in Chinese (Traditional) 是…, 對…有重大影響…
(Definition of underlie from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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