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Definition of power base in English:

noun

A source of authority, influence, or support, especially in politics or negotiations: the party’s power base was confined to one province
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  • It would throw off the neocon power base and realign all manner of forces.
  • As a man in charge of the presidential guard units he sees his authority to enhance his own influence and consolidate his power base.
  • His party held most of the parliamentary seats and provided the government with its power base.

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