Definitions

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  • adj. founded on; having a basis; often used in combining forms
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of base.
  • v. Being derived from (usually followed by on or upon).
  • v. Having a base
  • v. Having a base of operations.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a base, or having as a base; supported.
  • adj. Wearing, or protected by, bases.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Wearing or clothed in a base or skirt.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a base
  • adj. having a base of operations (often used as a combining form)

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Examples

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  • The clinic was part of a special program sponsored by the U. S.-based Sports Power International, an evangelical Christian organization based in Baltimore, Maryland.

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  • "Dialogue with the community, including discussion of the full impact of the project and sharing of assessment studies, are a few of the basic practices of a business model based on sustainable development," says Julia Nelson of Business for Social Responsibility, a U. S.-based consultancy firm that advises companies, including the world's largest iron ore miner Vale, on CSR.

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  • Dominating mobile devices are chips based on technology licensed from U. K.-based ARM Holdings, not because they are more secure, but because they use less power.

    Intel's Security Glitch

  • Neither Interactive Data, which is based in Bedford, Mass., nor U. K.-based Pearson could be reached for comment.

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  • Though sites based abroad have plenty of American customers, it's illegal for U. S.-based operators to go online -- and their absence, researchers say, depresses Internet gambling's growth.

    Will Gambling Continue to Grow? All Bets Are Off

  • In promoting a brand image based on global understanding, BNP is adopting a similar strategy to U. K.-based HSBC Holdings, which launched its highly successful "World's Local Bank" campaign several years ago.

    BNP Paribas Banks on Support

  • Investors 'paper losses on U.S. stocks now total $8.4 trillion since the market peak one year ago, based on the value of the Dow Jones Wilshire 5000 index, which includes almost all U. S.-based companies.

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  • In all, U.S. stocks lost about $700 billion in market value on Wednesday, and $1.1 trillion for the week's first three days, based on the Dow Jones Wilshire 5000 index, which includes almost all U. S.-based companies.

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  • Ford, the second-biggest U. S.-based auto maker after General Motors Corp., listed its total liquidity at $40.6 billion based on cash and credit lines at the end of March.

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