- (UK) IPA: /ˌʌn.dəˈpɪn/,X-SAMPA: /%Vn.d@"pIn/
- (US) IPA: /ˌʌn.dɚˈpɪn/, /ˈʌn.dɚˌpɪn/
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- (transitive) To support from below with props or masonry.
- You should underpin the mine roof to prevent further collapse.
- (transitive, figuratively) To give support to; to corroborate.
- Public confidence in politicians must underpin our democracy.
To support from below with props or masonry
To give support to