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frame of referencenoun [C]

 /ˈfreɪm əv ˈref·ər·əns, ˈref·rəns/ (plural frames of reference)
a set of ​ideas or ​facts that a ​personaccepts and that ​influences the person’s ​behavior, ​opinions, or ​decisions: The ​reportprovided a ​common frame of reference for ​discussingpublicpolicy. physics A frame of reference is also a ​system of ​lines and ​clocks that you can use to ​measure the ​position and ​motion of a set of ​objects and ​events in ​relation to each other.
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