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on the basis of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishon the basis of somethingon the basis of somethingBECAUSEbecause of a particular fact or situation discrimination on the basis of sex basis
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on the basis of somethingEmployers are not allowed to discriminate on the basis of race or sex.The employer is only allowed to discriminate on the basis of personal merit and suitability for the job.The provinces are drawn on the basis of radioactive ages.Student performance will be judged on the basis of degree examination results, thesis and continuous assessment, following current University regulations.The assessment is riddled with judgements made on the basis of professional experience or political choice.Spenser could consider himself a gentleman only on the basis of having been to university and acquired a Master of Arts degree.Most employers require inspectors to have a high school diploma or equivalent even when they qualify on the basis of experience.Segregation on the basis of race is a denial of equal protection in violation of the Constitution. 38a.It seems as though Strachan and Sterland have got their shirts on the basis of length of service.
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