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English definition of “base sth on sth”

base sth on sth

phrasal verb with base     /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 short story by Thomas Mann.Being based on or depending on something
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