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Roots

Meanings and phrases

roots

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the condition of belonging to a particular place or group by virtue of social or ethnic or cultural lineage

grass roots

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the essential foundation or source
  2. the common people at a local level (as distinguished from the centers of political activity)
E.g.
  • A populist, he had grass roots political experience and an "uncanny sense of community."
  • The election system was complex and designed to insulate the government from grass roots democracy.
  • Here they produce round-bodied aphids which proceed to feed on grass roots and reproduce asexually.

traces its roots

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The university traces its roots back to 1938.
  • This system traces its roots back to the Mercedes CLS53.
  • It traces its roots back thousands of years.

roots back

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The university traces its roots back to 1938.
  • This system traces its roots back to the Mercedes CLS53.
  • It traces its roots back thousands of years.

roots music

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • American traditional music is also called roots music.
  • Kelly Hoppe formed "Mr. Chill and The Witnesses", a roots music group.
  • a benefit compilation of country and roots music released Sept 16, 2008.

deep roots

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He has said that democracy has deep roots in India.
  • Art as mimesis has deep roots in the philosophy of Aristotle.
  • The museum work in the region of Botevgrad has deep roots and traditions.

plant roots

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The larvae eat plant roots and other matter near the soil surface.
  • An example is the nitrogen-fixing bacteria in certain plant roots.
  • Larvae feed on plant roots.

square roots

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • See here a list of trigonometric numbers expressed in terms of square roots.
  • Schwarz's father taught him how to compute square roots when he was 4 years old.
  • This extension field contains two square roots of , namely (the cosets of) and , respectively.

historical roots

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Ayurveda is a system of medicine with historical roots in ancient Hindu Culture.
  • Wrestling in Armenia Wrestling ( "əmbšamart") has deep historical roots in Armenia.
  • In Japan, dandyism has become a with historical roots dating back to the Edo period.

tree roots

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Dens built among tree roots can last for decades, while those dug on the steppes last only several years.
  • Living bridges have been constructed of live plants such as "Ficus elastica" tree roots in India and wisteria vines in Japan.
  • Although there is a paved path, tree roots have lifted and separated parts of the path so toddlers and the elderly may need assistance.

family roots

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Home in this context is synonymous with family roots.
  • While in WS, he took on a Greek warrior gimmick, to pay tribute to his family roots.
  • She was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada with family roots in Shunde, Guangdong, China.

roots of unity

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The number of th roots of unity in is .
  • Let be the group of roots of unity in .
  • The elements of are primitive th roots of unity for some dividing .

trace its roots

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Armenian Apostolic Church can trace its roots back to the 3rd and 4th centuries.
  • The current newspaper can trace its roots to the "Bowling Green Democrat" founded in 1854.
  • The company was incorporated in 1924 but claims it can trace its roots to the 16th century.

whose roots

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is an ancient settlement whose roots reach back to the early Stone Age.
  • Notable people, whose roots can be found in Cologne: Cologne is twinned with:
  • As a man whose roots go deeply into Southern soil, I know how agonizing racial feelings are.

trace their roots

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Various notable Philippine artists trace their roots from Iloilo.
  • Most Protestant groups trace their roots to American Congregationalist missionaries.
  • Today, the vast majority of residents of Xiro Chorio trace their roots to Asia Minor.

roots rock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • to release Americana and roots rock music.
  • "Dracula" has a "roots rock shuffle" and is set in Houston, Texas.
  • The Americans (band) The Americans are a roots rock band from Los Angeles, California.

cultural roots

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Barcelona's cultural roots go back 2000 years.
  • The range of topics in filk songs stems from its cultural roots in fandom.
  • She emphasized the importance of keeping it in its neighborhood, close to its cultural roots.
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