CORNERSTONE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CORNERSTONE
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 n.  a fundamental or central component
 n.  something that which is prominent, fundamental, noteworthy, or central; a ceremonial stone set at the corner of a building, often inscribed with the dates of construction and the name of the architect and owner
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1  The 2014 Winter Olympics are meant to revitalise the city of Sochi, improve Russia's image abroad, and become the cornerstone of President Vladimir Putin's legacy.
2  1924 was the year it planned its campus and adopted the case-study method as its pedagogical cornerstone.
3  In most countries, the family unit is still the cornerstone of society.