Definition of on the strength of in English:

on the strength of

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  • On the basis or with the justification of.

    ‘she got into Princeton on the strength of her essays’
    • ‘No bank will hand over bank accounts on the strength of just a will, holographic or otherwise.’
    • ‘Then take into account that the bank on the strength of my deposit can give out around four times my deposit.’
    • ‘Not many singers can claim the credit of being popular in an alien language on the strength of just one song.’
    • ‘You may be wondering what has become of the baby, the one in the title, on the strength of which you may even have bought this book.’
    • ‘Recently, based on the strength of the previous article, I was asked to interview him once again.’
    • ‘Based on the strength of the yield, many experts believe this will continue.’
    • ‘Cunningham is first on the strength of four consecutive second-place finishes.’
    • ‘I think everyone builds a reputation on the strength of their words, online.’
    • ‘I had been hired on the strength of technical skills which, on the first day, I discovered were no longer required.’
    • ‘There's no way I'd dismiss them on the strength of yesterday's performance.’
    because of, by virtue of, on account of, on the basis of, based on, on the grounds of
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