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noun [countable]     cornerstone pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    the basic part of something, on which everything depends
    cornerstone of:

    Trust is the cornerstone of their marriage.

  2. 2
    the stone at one of the bottom corners of a new building, often put there during a special ceremony

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