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foundation

noun (BEGIN) 开始     /faʊnˈdeɪ.ʃən/
[U] when an organization, state, etc. is established 创建;建立 the foundation of a new state 新州的建立 Starting, succeeding and failing in business
[C] an organization that has been established in order to provide money for a particular group of people in need of help or for a particular type of study 基金会 the British Heart Foundation 英国心脏健康基金会 the Environmental Research Foundation 环境研究基金会 Societies, clubs and organizationsCharity organizationsGenerous and charitable
[U] UK the first year of infant school, previously known as reception (幼儿学校)小班 a foundation class/teacher 幼儿学校小班课堂/教师 Her youngest child starts (in) foundation in September. 她最小的孩子9月份上幼儿学校小班。 Schools in generalClasses, courses and coursework
(Definition of foundation noun (BEGIN) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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