Meaning of -BASED in English

-BASED

transcription, транскрипция: [ -beɪst ]

1.

-based combines with nouns referring to places to mean something positioned or existing mainly in the place mentioned, or operating or organized from that place.

...a Washington-based organization.

...land-based missiles...

COMB in ADJ

2.

-based combines with nouns to mean that the thing mentioned is a central part or feature.

...computer-based jobs.

...oil-based sauces.

COMB in ADJ

3.

-based combines with adverbs to mean having a particular kind of basis.

There are growing signs of more broadly-based popular unrest.

COMB in ADJ

Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне.