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home base

noun
     
Related topics: Baseball
home base
1 [countable, usually singular] the place that someone returns to in order to rest, learn new things, or exchange information:
The band's home base is Seattle.
2 [countable, usually singular] the main office of a company [= headquarters]
3 [singular] American EnglishDSB the place where you stand to hit the ball in baseball [= home plate]

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