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Polish translation of “foundation”

foundation

noun     /faʊnˈdeɪʃən/
IDEA [C] the idea or principle that something is based on
podstawa, podwalina
Jefferson's document formed the foundation of a new nation.Motives and reasons
STARTING [U] when an organization, state, or country is established
założenie, utworzenie
the foundation of a new stateBeginnings and starts
ORGANIZATION [C] an organization that gives money for a particular purpose
fundacja
the Mental Health FoundationSocieties, clubs and organizationsCharity organizationsGenerous and charitable
foundations [plural] UK ( US foundation [C]) the part of a building, road, bridge, etc that is under the ground and supports it
fundament, fundamenty
concrete foundationsConstruction work and workersFloors and parts of floorsParts of buildings in general
MAKE-UP [U] make-up that is worn all over the face to give it a smooth appearance
podkład (pod makijaż)
Make-up and skin care
be without foundation; have no foundation If something is without foundation, there is no proof that it is true.
być bezpodstawnym
The allegations are completely without foundation.Motives and reasons
(Definition of foundation noun from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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