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Synonyms for cornerstone
ˈkɔr nərˌstoʊncor·ner·stone

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  1. basis, base, foundation, fundament, groundwork, cornerstonenoun

    the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained

    "the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture"

    Synonyms:
    bottom, foundation garment, founding, tail, groundwork, al-Qaida, instauration, butt, pedestal, substructure, posterior, rear end, introduction, can, nates, al-Qaeda, theme, stern, basis, innovation, fundament, nucleotide, foundation, buttocks, prat, radical, root, floor, ground, seat, backside, bum, tooshie, grounding, buns, arse, foot, hindquarters, footing, tail end, behind, origination, understructure, alkali, base, hind end, derriere, rump, ass, home, keister, stem, base of operations, radix, root word, stand, rear, fanny, infrastructure, tush, institution, initiation, al-Qa'ida, creation, bag

  2. cornerstonenoun

    a stone in the exterior of a large and important building; usually carved with a date and laid with appropriate ceremonies

    Synonyms:
    foundation, base, groundwork, fundament, basis

  3. cornerstonenoun

    a stone at the outer corner of two intersecting masonry walls

    Synonyms:
    foundation, base, groundwork, fundament, basis

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How to use cornerstone in a sentence?

  1. Marc Sprenger:

    The number of HIV diagnoses among this group ... has been going up in all but four EU/EEA countries, prevention and control of HIV among men who have sex with men has to be a cornerstone of national HIV programs.

  2. Naomi Chan:

    The Hong Kong government is stifling Hong Kong people’s freedom on the Internet, an open Internet has always been the cornerstone of freedom in a place. Disrupting Internet freedom also undermines the flow of information, freedom of communication, and freedom of the press.

  3. The Treasury Department:

    Free and fair elections are the cornerstone of American democracy, and we will use our authorities against anyone seeking to undermine our processes and subversively influence voters, this Administration will work tirelessly to safeguard our electoral process, and will aggressively pursue any other foreign actor that attempts to interfere in the 2020 elections.

  4. Nancy Mace:

    Working to protect the Constitution and due process has been a cornerstone of my work in Congress. Speaker Kevin McCarthy made his commitment today that I will lead the effort to amend the House Rules to provide due process and prevent the politicizing of committee removals in the future.

  5. Ian Roberts:

    Giving drugs to contract the uterus after childbirth is considered the cornerstone of efforts to prevent post - partum haemorrhage, oxytocin is the drug currently recommended but it is heat sensitive and loses potency in hot climates -- the sorts of places where many mothers die.


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