present tense third-person singular of underpin
as in supports
to hold up or serve as a foundation for the central beliefs that underpin a free society

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“Underpins.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/underpins. Accessed 21 Mar. 2023.

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