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Translation of "foundation" - English-Russian dictionary

foundation

noun     /faʊnˈdeɪʃən/
IDEA [C]
the idea or principle that something is based on основа, фундамент Jefferson's document formed the foundation of a new nation.Motives and reasons
STARTING [U]
when an organization, state, or country is established основание, учреждение the foundation of a new stateBeginnings and starts
ORGANIZATION [C]
an organization that gives money for a particular purpose фонд 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 фундамент 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 жидкая пудра Make-up and skin care
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.Motives and reasons
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 Turkish temel, esas, asıl…
in Chinese (Simplified) 开始, 创建, 建立…
in Polish podstawa, podwalina, założenie…
(Definition of foundation from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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