verbo transitivounderpinned, underpinning
- A friend in Britain, who is a civil engineer, had given me a drawing showing an inexpensive method of underpinning the foundations.
- Mrs Lloyd said the council refuses to answer questions about underpinning her house.
- The claim of the insured included an additional claim to underpin an adjacent office block, which was not part of the insured property.
- Work began on rectifying the structural problems of the library and extra piles were inserted and the building was underpinned.
- At present, it is not thought that underpinning the foundations would be enough to save the building.
- Eleven years ago, the Guildhall was forced to spend £626,000 underpinning the foundations of the scheduled monument which has been in council ownership since 1925.
2(support, strengthen)(system) sostener(claim/argument) respaldar(argument/claim) sustentar
- The exercise exposed a fundamental element of the Finnish psyche that underpins the Finnish workplace.
- We should never lose sight of the fact that it is engagement in a real economy that underpins reciprocity in society.
- During the Victorian and Edwardian periods in Britain, society was underpinned by rigid moral and social values.
- He said the partnership process must underpin competitiveness as the core element of any possible new agreement.
- In this essay I want to trace the origins of some of the common principles and assumptions which underpin the writing workshop.
- His views were underpinned by his strong Christian beliefs.
- He said, ‘We are remembering the past, honouring the present and underpinning a legacy for future generations in gathering here today.’
- These themes are underpinned by unquestioned assumptions about the dangers of modern life, lazily repeated like a mantra through much of the media.
- Thus, rivalry was built into the structure of material life that underpinned the economy of production and exchange.
- Much of the collection is unique unpublished material which underpins music performance and research in Australia.
- In a free society law also underpins the freedoms of citizens by guaranteeing certain civil liberties and imposing legal checks on the authorities.
- An understanding of market structure underpins all pricing decisions made by marketers.
- His know-how is underpinned by a strong appreciation of discipline.
- The Government's legislation to underpin its workplace changes is yet to materialise.
- The theme underpinning the film's murder investigation is the dire and inescapable consequences of circumstance and personal choice.
- The idea of fairness that underpins the democratic process is grounded in different ways in different theories.
- The success of this arrangement was underpinned by unquestioned trust in the integrity of the medical profession.
- The story of her parents' struggle to raise four children in an alien culture underpins her book and her beliefs.
- Children played cricket at the Centre on a daily basis and what was achieved there underpinned the success of Yorkshire cricket.
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