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verb [often passive] British English pronunciation: base /beɪs/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theybase
he/she/itbases
present participlebasing
past tensebased
past participlebased
  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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