What is the meaning of ROOF FORM or BASE FORM? Give example and explain it also.

Root form or base form is the most basic form of a word which cannot be further broken down, or it will result in the loss of any meaning.
For example, take the word Characterisation, which is taken from the verb form, Characterisewhich in turn is taken from the noun Character. Hence the Base form or Root form of the word Characterisation is Character.

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