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Synonyms for cornerstone
ˈkɔr nərˌstoʊn

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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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  1. David Stilwell:

    I look forward to building on the (U.S.-Japan) alliance as the cornerstone of peace, security and prosperity here in the Asia-Pacific, i look forward to some interaction with senior Japanese officials, understanding where we sit today in the free and open Indo-Pacific strategy, as well as discussing topics like Iran and North Korea.

  2. Jacek Czaputowicz:

    The right to freedom of religion or belief is a universal right of every human being, this right is a cornerstone of many other rights. Any acts of violence against people belonging to religious minorities cannot be accepted.

  3. Muhammad Aslam:

    The cornerstone of democracy is that we are all equal before the law, but that is the stone they are pushing [ away ] with this legislation.

  4. Mark Morgan:

    The National Academy is actually one of the FBI's cornerstone programs, we put them in an environment where we facilitate coursework, and really facilitate the students coming together, and create an environment where they can exchange ideas right now with the twenty-first century challenges faced in law enforcement.

  5. 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.

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