on what basis

Definition of on what basis

  1. :  what was considered in making a selection? On what basis were students chosen for scholarships?

Word by Word Definitions

whatplay
  1. : used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of an object or matter

    : often used to ask for repetition of an utterance or part of an utterance not properly heard or understood

    :  who

  1. :  why

    :  in what respect :  how

  1. : used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of a person, object, or matter

    :  whatever

    :  any

basisplay
  1. :  the bottom of something considered as its foundation

    :  the principal component of something

    :  something on which something else is established or based


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