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noun [C]  /ˈfreɪmˌwɜrk/ us  

framework noun [C] (STRUCTURE)

a structure around or over which something is built: the steel framework of a bridge

framework noun [C] (ORGANIZATION)

the ideas, information, and principles that form the structure of an organization or plan: They’re operating within the framework of a military bureaucracy. The agreement outlines a framework and schedule for resolving the issues.
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