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Definitions of basis:
  • noun:   the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained
    Example: "The whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture"
  • noun:   the most important or necessary part of something
    Example: "The basis of this drink is orange juice"
  • noun:   a relation that provides the foundation for something
    Example: "He worked on an interim basis"

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