Definition of Foundation in English :
Define Foundation in English
Foundation meaning in English
Meaning of Foundation in English
Pronunciation of Foundation in English
Foundation pronunciation in English
Pronounce Foundation in Englishsee synonyms of foundation
the basis on which something is grounded
Example Sentences:'there is little foundation for his objections'
an institution supported by an endowment
lowest support of a structure
Example Sentences:'it was built on a base of solid rock''he stood at the foot of the tower'
4. foundation, grounding
education or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of knowledge
Example Sentences:'he lacks the foundation necessary for advanced study''a good grounding in mathematics'
the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained
Example Sentences:'the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture'
6. foundation, foundation garment
a woman's undergarment worn to give shape to the contours of the body
the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new
Example Sentences:'she looked forward to her initiation as an adult''the foundation of a new scientific society'
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