Meaning of -BASED in English

-BASED

1.

~ 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~ organization.

...land~ missiles...

COMB in ADJ

2.

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

...computer~ jobs.

...oil~ sauces.

COMB in ADJ

3.

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

There are growing signs of more broadly~ popular unrest.

COMB in ADJ

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