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English verb: build on

1. build on (stative) be based on; of theories and claims, for example


SamplesWhat's this new evidence based on?.


Synonymsbuild upon, repose on, rest on


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)depend on, depend upon, devolve on, hinge on, hinge upon, ride, turn on


Narrower (hyponym)owe









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