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foundation

noun uk   /faʊnˈdeɪ.ʃən/ us  

foundation noun (BEGIN)

C1 [U] an occasion when an organization, state, etc. is established: the foundation of a new stateC1 [C] an organization that has been created in order to provide money for a particular group of people in need of help or for a particular type of study: the British Heart Foundation the Environmental Research Foundation [U] UK the first year of infant school, previously known as reception: a foundation class/teacher Her youngest child starts (in) foundation in September.
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foundation noun (BUILDING)

foundations [plural] the structures below the surface of the ground that support a building: The foundations will have to be reinforced to prevent the house from sinking further into the ground.

foundation noun (UNTRUE)

be without foundation [U] ( also have no foundation) C2 to be untrue: These allegations are completely without foundation.

foundation noun (MAKE-UP)

[U] a type of make-up that is spread over the skin of the face, usually before other make-up is put on, giving it a better and more even colour and hiding unwanted marks
Traducciones de “foundation”
en coreano 설립…
en árabe أساسات…
en portugués alicerce, base, fundação…
en catalán fonaments…
en japonés (建物の)基礎…
en italiano base, fondamenta…
en chino (tradicionál) 開始, 創建, 建立…
en ruso основа, фундамент, основание…
en turco temel, esas, asıl…
en chino (simplificado) 开始, 创建, 建立…
en polaco podstawa, podwalina, założenie…
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