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floor

noun base, basis, bedrock, bottom, flooring, foundation, fundamental basis, girder, ground, groundwork, jumping off point, premise, principle, rudiment, starting point, support, supporting structure, underlying principle, underpinning basis
Associated concepts: floor plan in zoning and construccion laws, hacking the floor in parliamentary procedure, minimum wage
See also: recognition
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Taking the floor in a Luke Ridnour Seattle SuperSonics jersey, Stewart looked right at home.
Taking the floor during a working session held, Thursday at the House of People's Representatives (HPR), Vaz asserted his country's will to keep on supporting Tunisia and reinforce bilateral co-operation, notably, in fields of health, employment, education and entry visas to the UK for Tunisian students.
Taking the floor Opposition Leader, Mulana Lutfur Rehman said that allocated Zakat funds should be distributed on equality basis at constituency's level.
Taking the floor in a cramped room, his opening line backfired.
In fact, Taft's former leading scorer and senior point guard was wearing a very unfamiliar Birmingham High of Van Nuys uniform, taking the floor against his ex-teammates and scoring nine points in the Patriots' 61-48 West Valley League loss to the Toreadors.
Taking the floor during the discussion of the AU 2016 budget as part of the 25
Taking the floor MPA Arbab Akbar Hayat Khan said that our educational system was very bad and there were three girls school in his constituency, which were not functional due non availability of facilities.