basis collocations and examples

 UK /ˈbeɪsɪs/

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a method or system for doing something

Adjectives frequently used with basis
how often something happens or is done: annual, daily, day-to-day, fortnightly, hourly, month-by-month, monthly, quarterly, regular, weekly, yearlyClass teachers meet on a weekly basis to plan lessons.way of working: freelance, one-to-one, part-time, permanent, pro-rata, temporary, voluntaryI think it’s great that there are people who are willing to give us their time on a voluntary basis.according to individual needs: ad-hoc, as-needed, case-by-case, case-by-case, drop-in, first-come-first-served, individualNote that we have limited space and that rooms will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.
Nouns frequently used after basis of
ability, aptitude, equality, evidence, experience, finding, meritAwards are made purely on the basis of academic ability.

ideas or actions from which something develops

Verbs frequently used with basis
act as, be, constitute, form, provide, serve asA newspaper article can act as a basis for discussion in class.
Nouns frequently used after basis for
action, analysis, assessment, calculation, comparison, decision, discussion, negotiation, planning, studyThis course forms an excellent basis for continued study.
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