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base sth on sth

phrasal verb with base uk   us   /beɪs/ verb [T usually + adv/prep]
B1 If you ​base something on ​facts or ​ideas, you use those ​facts or ​ideas to ​develop it: The ​film is ​based on a ​shortstory by Thomas Mann.

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(Definition of base sth on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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base sth on sth

phrasal verb with base uk   us   /beɪs/ verb [T + adv/prep]
if you ​base something on particular facts or ​ideas, you use those facts or ​ideas to ​develop it: Banks should ​base interest-rate decisions on detailed ​financialanalyses.
(Definition of base sth on sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “base sth on sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 以…为基础…
in Chinese (Traditional) 以…為基礎…
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