underpinning

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Present participle of underpin
A support or foundation, especially as a structure of masonry that supports a wall or a metaphorical basis for something

I would like to know more about the underpinning of this political theory.

{n} foundation wall, prop
Supports placed under an existing wall to provide added strength
The process of placing new foundations beneath an existing structure
A short wall section between the foundation sill and first floor framing Also called cripple wall
Back to Search Page Is the installation of piles below an existing structure The process is exactly the same as piling The difference being that they are installed after the structure is built and has unfortunately subsided Grouting below slabs in any form IS NOT underpinning Underpinning is primarily used to correct subsidence in footings
A support or foundation, especially a structure of masonry that supports a wall etc
That by which a building is underpinned; the material and construction used for support, introduced beneath a wall already constructed
of a frame house
The act of one who underpins; the act of supporting by stones, masonry, or the like
The foundation, esp
underpin
To give support to; to corroborate

Public confidence in politicians must underpin our democracy.

underpin
{v} to prop, support, lay the foundation wall
underpin
To support by some solid foundation; to place something underneath for support
underpin
support from beneath
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To lay stones, masonry, etc
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support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm; "The stories and claims were born out by the evidence"
underpin
{f} support from below; strengthen a foundation, remake a foundation; comprise a basis for
underpin
under, as the sills of a building, on which it is to rest
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If one thing underpins another, it helps the other thing to continue or succeed by supporting and strengthening it. mystical themes that underpin all religions + underpinning underpinnings under·pin·ning the economic underpinning of ancient Mexican society. the violent woman-hating underpinnings of films like `Cape Fear'
underpin
To support from below with props or masonry
underpin
To give support to
underpinnings
{i} that which strengthens from beneath (such as support for a wall, etc); underwear (especially women's)
underpinnings
plural of underpinning
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