rest on/upon sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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rest on/upon sth

phrasal verb with rest uk   us   /rest/ verb
If something ​rests on a ​particularidea, ​belief, or ​fact, it is ​based on it or ​needs it in ​order for it to be ​true: Christianityrests on the ​belief that ​Jesus was the ​son of ​God.
(Definition of rest on/upon sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rest on/upon sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 基于, 以…为基础…
in Turkish dayanmak, bağlı olmak…
in Russian зависеть от чего-либо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 基於, 以…為基礎…
in Polish zależeć od czegoś…
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