Meaning of BASIS in English

BASIS

noun

1 starting point

ADJECTIVE

▪ firm , solid , sound

VERB + BASIS

▪ form , provide

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ for

The proposal provides a sound ~ for a book.

PHRASES

▪ have no ~ in sth

These allegations have no ~ in fact.

2 principle/reason

ADJECTIVE

▪ whole

▪ consistent , factual , rational , scientific , theoretical

PREPOSITION

▪ on the ~ of

We took our decision on the ~ of the information we had.

▪ ~ for

The whole ~ for your argument is false.

3 way sth is done/organized

ADJECTIVE

▪ regular

▪ annual , daily , day-to-day , monthly , weekly , yearly , etc.

Staff are employed on a monthly ~.

▪ permanent , temporary

▪ casual , part-time , voluntary

▪ ongoing

▪ ad hoc , case-by-case

Each application is considered on a case-by-case ~.

▪ commercial

PREPOSITION

▪ on a … ~

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