Translation of underlie in Spanish:
transitive verb 3rd person singular present of -lies present participle -lying past tense of -lay past participle of -lain
- 1 (account for, form basis of)haber debajo de
subyacer aExample sentences
- Well let me take the larger issue that I think underlies the question.
- But I suspect that what underlies these concerns is a deeper fear about the loss of a sort of stability in the region which they helped craft and maintain.
- If justiciability is the real issue underlying these terms then this should be faced directly.
- 2 (be physically underneath)subyacer a
haber debajo deExample sentences
- Most of the mowed fields in the central part of the park are underlain with soil.
- Canadian vineyards are planted on a wide variety of soil types underlain by diverse bedrock geology.
- Steep slopes underlain by stony soils form appealing vineyard sites, but they can be susceptible to rapid soil erosion during storms.
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