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foundation

noun (BEGIN)
開始
 
 
/faʊnˈdeɪ.ʃən/
[U] when an organization, state, etc. is established
創建;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
基金會
the British Heart Foundation
英國心臟健康基金會
the Environmental Research Foundation
環境研究基金會
Societies, clubs and organizationsCharity organizationsGenerous and charitable
[U] UK the first year of infant school, previously known as reception
(幼兒學校)基礎班
a foundation class/teacher
幼兒學校基礎班課堂/教師
Her youngest child starts (in) foundation in September.
她最小的孩子九月份上幼兒學校基礎班。
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 Russian основа, фундамент, основание…
in Turkish temel, esas, asıl…
in Chinese (Simplified) 开始, 创建, 建立…
in Polish podstawa, podwalina, założenie…
(Definition of foundation noun (BEGIN) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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