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Underpin

To provide a new foundation for a wall or column in an existing building without removing the superstructure.
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Moreover, measures to diversify revenue sources and widen the tax base will underpin decreased vulnerability to commodity price volatility and buffer the fiscal accounts.
He will say defence "provides the security and the peace of mind that underpins almost every single other area of this debate".
This should underpin the recovery in non-oil government-driven projects, especially in infrastructure development for the remainder of this year," the report said.
The initiative is also designed to underpin the city's Year of the Environment.
The `student voice' in this research questions some of the accepted wisdom and established assumptions that underpin much of the formal and informal structure and rationale of primary-secondary schooling.
Information on the organization of the Regional SDG Coordination Leaders Forum Building a Partnership to Underpin National Sustainable Development Solutions, scheduled to be held in Minsk on February 2122, 2018, was presented at the briefing to the foreign diplomats.
The model will be underpinned by the automaker's larger MLB platform, which will also be used to underpin the next-genereation Bentley Continental cars and the Porsche Panamera.
Summary: House prices rose during August as a lack of supply continued to underpin the property market.
In order to safeguard the wall, a specialist sub-contractor - Advanced - was engaged to underpin it prior to excavation.
Prime Minister David Cameron has set his face against using statute to underpin regulation, arguing that it would "cross the Rubicon" after centuries of press freedom.
The new platform will also underpin several other models following the car's launch.
Following a meeting with the Culture Secretary and Cabinet Office minister Oliver Letwin yesterday morning, campaign group Hacked Off said that they understood she was planning two pieces of legislation to underpin a new "verifying body" established under Royal Charter to monitor the operation of a new press watchdog.