underlie

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underlie /ˌʌndɚˈlaɪ/ verb
underlies; underlay /-ˈleɪ/ ; /ˌʌndɚˈleɪ/; underlain /-ˈleɪn/ ; /ˌʌndɚˈleɪn/; underlying
underlie
/ˌʌndɚˈlaɪ/
verb
underlies; underlay /-ˈleɪ/ ; /ˌʌndɚˈleɪ/; underlain /-ˈleɪn/ ; /ˌʌndɚˈleɪn/; underlying
Learner's definition of UNDERLIE
[+ object]
: to lie or be located under (something)
: to form the basis or foundation of (an idea, a process, etc.)
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