Translation of underpin in Spanish:

underpin

Pronunciation: /ˌʌndərˈpɪn; ˌʌndəˈpɪn/

vt (-nn-)

  • 1.1 [Building/Construcción] [wall/structure] apuntalar 1.2 (support, strengthen) [system] sostener*; [argument/claim] respaldar, sustentar
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    • Work began on rectifying the structural problems of the library and extra piles were inserted and the building was underpinned.
    • The claim of the insured included an additional claim to underpin an adjacent office block, which was not part of the insured property.
    • Mrs Lloyd said the council refuses to answer questions about underpinning her house.
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    • He said, ‘We are remembering the past, honouring the present and underpinning a legacy for future generations in gathering here today.’
    • We should never lose sight of the fact that it is engagement in a real economy that underpins reciprocity in society.
    • The story of her parents' struggle to raise four children in an alien culture underpins her book and her beliefs.

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