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English definition of “framework”

framework

noun [C]     /ˈfreɪmwɜːk/
SYSTEM a system of rules, ideas, or beliefs that is used to plan or decide something: a legal framework for resolving disputesWays of achieving things
STRUCTURE the basic structure that supports something such as a vehicle or building and gives it its shapeFrames and structures
(Definition of framework noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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