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verb [often passive] base pronunciation in British English /beɪs/
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  1. if you are based somewhere, you have it as your main office or place of work, or the place where you live

    Where are you based now?

    a Geneva-based aid agency

    base something in:

    Our parent company is based in Osaka.

    We decided to base our training operations in the New York office.

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sea lion

in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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