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base in

1. To root something in a particular thing, idea, or finding. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "base" and "in." There's no way this data is based in reality!
2. To operate or function from a particular place. Our corporate headquarters is based in Spokane.
3. To locate something in a particular place. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "base" and "in." If we base our club in the English department office, then we can meet in there on Wednesday afternoons.
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base in

v.
1. To operate from some location. Used chiefly in the passive: Our company is based in Fresno.
2. To establish or found something in some location: We based our organization in the heart of the city.
3. To have something as a foundation or origin: The linguist based the analysis of the sentence structure in a standard framework.
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Based in Oklahoma City, Barnett is a second-generation Sonic franchisee who began his career as a carhop.
The ship is based in Mumbai, as part of the Western Fleet under the administrative and operational control of the Western Naval Command.
While INS Vikramaditya, which is scheduled to join the fleet early next year after getting commissioned in November, will be based in Karvar in Karnataka, INS Vikrant will be based in Dega.
LISCO Communications, based in Fairfield, Iowa, began using INS to support its television service.
The ship named INS Kalpeni would be based in its base port of Kochi, while the other two, INS Cankarso and INS Kondul would be leaving for Goa port in order to enhance security along the coast of Kerala and parts of Karnataka coast.
BT said that INS has a proven Networked IT Services business model that it will reproduce around the world and claimed the acquisition will help increase its ability to provide professional services to corporations based in North America.
In the case of John Hancock Life Insurance Company (USA), in 2004 and 2003, the insurer was able to use loss carry forwards to reduce its tax bill, says Patrick Gill, senior vice president and comptroller with the company, based in Boston.
Then, in 1988 it began its relationship with The Liebherr Group, a 21,000-employee company based in Germany that produces a range of equipment for the scrap processing, construction, mining and other specialized industries.
Crystal Williams, a spokeswoman for the American Immigration Lawyers Association, based in Washington, D.C., said cases like Ahmed's illustrate a common Catch-22 inherent to special registration.
Julie Dinnerstein, an attorney based in New York City, says agents at the district immigration office there have denied her access to her clients "at least a dozen times" since the Special Registration process started.
Gordon Hurd is a freelance writer, photographer, and soon-to-be father based in Oakland, CA.
Based in Germany, GSI is a provider of intellectual property management software.
"At present, the Russian technicians and pilots are based in Goa to do the reassembling and training our technicians and pilots to take over maintenance and operations soon," added the Navy official.
Mark Engler is a writer based in Brooklyn, New York.