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power base

noun as in home base

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An elite group of technocrats has emerged as a power base in the clerical regime.

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Considering them a rival power base, he set about driving them out of Italy.

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Dostum would be a central player, shifting alliances constantly from his power base in Jowzjan.

Sinhala nationalists form their power base, and they must be fed.

AQAP has taken advantage of the chaos to build a growing power base in the south outside Aden.

Even amid the pressure of maintaining such an unstable power base, Paul recalls an unflappable leader.

Belonging to the Alawite minority—merely 12 percent of the population—he built a power base of mainly his own clan.

With his power base firmly established, Ceausescu acted to fully disassociate his regime from the Gheorghiu-Dej era.

Zhivkov managed to avert the attempted coup d'etat and afterward strengthened his power base within the party.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to power base, such as: backing, constituency, home turf, niche, stamping ground, and support.

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