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- But the principal, underlying cause was that, as early as the beginning of the twentieth century, human equality had become technically possible.p. 203.9
underlying = that is the basic (cause)
- You could grasp the mechanics of the Society you lived in, but not its underlying motives.p. 261.5
underlying = causing
There are no more uses of "underlie" in 1984 by Orwell.
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