bedrock Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “bedrock” in the English Dictionary

"bedrock" in British English

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uk   /ˈbed.rɒk/  us   /-rɑːk/

bedrock noun (ROCK)

[U] the hard ​area of ​rock in the ​ground that ​holds up the ​loosesoil above

bedrock noun (BASE)

[S] the ​mainprinciples on which something is ​based: Some ​peoplebelieve that the ​family is the bedrock ofsociety.
(Definition of bedrock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bedrock" in American English

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bedrocknoun [U]

 us   /ˈbedˌrɑk/
earth science the hard, ​solidarea of ​rock in the ​ground that ​supports the ​earth above it Bedrock also ​means the ​principles and ​ideas on which something is ​based: We ​feel that the ​family is the bedrock of ​society.
(Definition of bedrock from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bedrock”
in Chinese (Simplified) 基岩, 基础…
in Turkish bir şeye temel teşkil eden prensip, fikir veya durum…
in Russian основа…
in Chinese (Traditional) 基岩, 基礎…
in Polish filar…
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