Translation of "foundation" - English-Russian dictionary

foundation

noun uk us /faʊnˈdeɪʃən/
IDEA [ C ]

the idea or principle that something is based on

основа, фундамент
Jefferson's document formed the foundation of a new nation.
STARTING [ U ]

when an organization, state, or country is established

основание, учреждение
the foundation of a new state
ORGANIZATION [ C ]

an organization that gives money for a particular purpose

фонд
the Mental Health Foundation
foundations [ plural ] UK ( US foundation [ C ])

the part of a building, road, bridge, etc that is under the ground and supports it

фундамент
concrete foundations
MAKE-UP [ U ]

make-up that is worn all over the face to give it a smooth appearance

жидкая пудра
be without foundation; have no foundation

If something is without foundation, there is no proof that it is true.

быть беспочвенным
The allegations are completely without foundation.

(Translation of “foundation” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)