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Turkish translation of “foundation”

foundation

noun
 
 
/faʊnˈdeɪʃən/
IDEA [C] the idea or principle that something is based on
temel, esas, asıl
Jefferson's document formed the foundation of a new nation.Motives and reasons
STARTING [U] when an organization, state, or country is established
kurma, kuruluş, tesis
the foundation of a new stateBeginnings and starts
ORGANIZATION [C] an organization that gives money for a particular purpose
vakıf
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
temel
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
makyaj, fondöten
Make-up and skin care
be without foundation; have no foundation If something is without foundation, there is no proof that it is true.
hiç bir temele/esasa dayanmayan, temelsiz, asılsız, kanıtı olmayan
The allegations are completely without foundation.Motives and reasons
(Definition of foundation from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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