on the strength of
Definition of on the strength of
: because of the influence of (something) I went and saw the film on the strength of his recommendation.
Word by Word Definitions
: the quality or state of being strong : capacity for exertion or endurance
: power to resist force : solidity, toughness
: power of resisting attack : impregnability
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