Meaning of “on the strength of sth” in the English Dictionary

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"on the strength of sth" in British English

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on the strength of sth

If you do something on the strength of something such as advice, you do it because you have been influenced by it or believe it:

I invested in the company on the strength of my brother's advice.

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

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