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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
Translations of “foundation”
in Korean 설립…
in Arabic أساسات…
in Portuguese alicerce, base, fundação…
in Catalan fonaments…
in Japanese (建物の)基礎…
in Italian base, fondamenta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 開始, 創建, 建立…
in Russian основа, фундамент, основание…
in Turkish temel, esas, asıl…
in Polish podstawa, podwalina, założenie…
(Definition of foundation noun (BEGIN) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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