1(base)to predicate sth on sth — basar algo en algo
- Second, social movements are predicated on, and derive their legitimacy from, mass mobilization and popular support.
- Consider, for example, the scope of the authority Mary believes the love-charm affords her and what, in the end, that authority is predicated upon.
- Part of our freedom is predicated on the right to act as economic agents.
- It is, however, important to note at the outset that the whole argument is predicated on two assumptions.
- One just can't help feeling, however, that the entire base he has predicated his argument on is flawed.
2(assert)afirmarto predicate sth of sth/sb — atribuirle algo a algo/algn
- The 1918 concession was clearly predicated on there being sufficient Catholic children to fill school rolls.
- It is true that the Court in the Chemial case predicates its acceptance of the Italian policy on the basis that it does not result in any discrimination, whether direct or indirect.
- It's true that many modern philosophies predicate humanness on the ability to reason.
- Yet the rejection of elemental decencies and self-respect on which their society is predicated amounts to a collapse of civilisation.
- Every succeeding question was predicated in the assumption that you had answered ‘yes’ to the first question.