Any compound that can react with an acid to form a salt, the hydroxyl of the base being replaced by a negative ion: in modern theory, any substance that produces a negative ion and donates electrons to an acid to form covalent bonds: in water solution a base tastes bitter, turns red litmus paper blue, and, in dissociation theory, produces free hydroxyl ionsunderlying structure [the base of a lamp]; basis, conveying the same idea, is the term preferred for nonphysical things [the basis of a theory]; foundation stresses solidity in the underlying or supporting thing and often suggests permanenceand stability in that which is built on it [the foundation of a house]; groundwork, closely synonymous with , foundation, is principally applied to nonphysical things [the groundwork of a good education]Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition.SYNONYMY NOTE: base2 implies a putting of one’s own interests ahead of one’s obligations, as because ofgreed or cowardice [base motives]; mean1 suggests a contemptible pettiness of character or conduct [his mean attempts to slander her]; ignoble suggests a lack of high moral or intellectual qualities [to work for an ignoble end]; abject implies debasement and a contemptible lack of self respect [an abject servant]; sordid connotes the depressing drabness of that which is mean or base [the sordid details of their affair]; vile suggests disgusting foulness or depravity [vile epithets]; low1 suggests rather generally coarseness, vulgarity, depravity, etc., specif. In referenceto taking grossly unfair advantage [so low as to steal from one’s own mother]; degrading suggests a lowering or corruption of moral standards [the degrading aspects of prison life] OPPOSITES: noble, moral, virtuousWebster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition.Instead it is a system based on sticks. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Price per person based on four sharing.
Another London based interest rates headhunter says that in the City during 2006 and 2007, it was possible for rates traders to take home 5% of their earnings implying Hayes might have been on $4m a year. Needless to say, packages have plummeted since. Today, a standard rates trader working in the City might generate revenues of $50m a year and $100m a year in extreme cases, suggests the head of one fixed income boutique.
That amazement wasn’t down to Maria Grazia Chiuri and her possibly dubious competence as a designer, but because of me as a woman. If they’d made me a Pope I might have understood all the astonishment!” With life, you can never tell. “Joking aside, it made me realise that we’ve still got a long way to go to assert our identity, also beyond the gender issue..