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underpin

US [ˌʌndərˈpɪn]
UK [ˌʌndə(r)ˈpɪn]
  • v.巩固;加固(墙)基
  • Web支持;支撑;加强
Past Tense:underpinned  Simple Present:underpins  Present Participle:underpinning  
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v.
1.
~ sth
加强,巩固,构成(…的基础等)to support or form the basis of an argument, a claim, etc.
The report is underpinned by extensive research.
这份报告以广泛的研究为基础。
2.
~ sth
加固(墙)基to support a wall by putting metal, concrete, etc. under it

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