underpinning Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “underpinning” - English Dictionary

Definition of "underpinning" - Business English Dictionary

See all translations

underpinningnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈʌndəˌpɪnɪŋ/
something that ​providessupport for something, or that is the ​startingpoint from which something can ​develop: A ​strongopening on Wall Street ​provided a ​firm underpinning for the FTSE 100.
(Definition of underpinning from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of underpinning?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “underpinning”

Word of the Day


made of gold

Word of the Day