All Alkalies Are Bases But All Bases Are Not Alkalies Explain This Statement

All alkalies are bases but all bases are not alkalies. Explain this statement

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Bases may either be soluble or insoluble in water. Therefore, all alkalis are bases because they will all neutralize acids, but not all bases are alkalis because not all bases will dissolve in water. An example of an alkali is sodium hydroxide.