underlie

US [ˌʌndərˈlaɪ]
UK [ˌʌndə(r)ˈlaɪ]
  • v.构成…的基础;作为…的原因
  • Web成为...的基础;位于…之下;是...的基础
Past Tense:underlay  Past Participle:underlain  Present Participle:underlying  Simple Present:underlies  
underlie
v.
— see also
underlying
1.
[nopass]
~ sth
构成…的基础;作为…的原因to be the basis or cause of sth
These ideas underlie much of his work.
他的作品大部分都是以这些主题思想为基础。
It is a principle that underlies all the party's policies.
这是贯穿该党各项政策的一条准则。

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