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underpinning

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1 an immaterial thing upon which something else rests
  • the underpinnings of the theory have recently been called into question
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2 a structure that holds up or serves as a foundation for something else
  • the underpinnings of the bridge were seriously damaged in the collision
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underpinning

verb , present participle of underpin

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to hold up or serve as a foundation for
  • the central beliefs that underpin a free society
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