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Significado de “foundation” - Diccionario Inglés

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foundationnoun

uk   /faʊnˈdeɪ.ʃən/  us   /faʊnˈdeɪ.ʃən/
  • foundation noun (BEGIN)

C1 [U] an occasion when an organization, state, etc. is established: the foundation of a new state
C1 [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 (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
(Definition of foundation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "foundation" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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foundationnoun

 us   /fɑʊnˈdeɪ·ʃən/
  • foundation noun (BASE)

[C] the base that is built below the surface of the ground to support a building: a concrete foundation fig. The two leaders have laid the foundations of a new era of cooperation between their countries.
  • foundation noun (ACT OF ESTABLISHING)

[U] the act of establishing an organization, state, etc.: The foundation of the children’s home was made possible by a generous contributor.
  • foundation noun (SUPPORT)

[U] a fact, idea, etc. that provides support for something: These charges are completely without foundation (= false).
  • foundation noun (ORGANIZATION)

[C] an organization that has been established to provide financial support for activities and groups that are useful or helpful: the Ford Foundation
(Definition of foundation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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foundationnoun

uk   us   /faʊnˈdeɪʃən/
[C] an organization that has been started in order to provide money for a particular group of people or for a particular type of research: He gave £1m to set up a charitable foundation to help vulnerable young people.
[U] the act of starting a new business, organization, etc.: He helped lead the company out of its worst crisis since its foundation over a hundred years ago.
foundations [plural]
PROPERTY the structures below the surface of the ground which support a building: The foundations will have to be reinforced to prevent the house from sinking further into the ground.
the basic ideas or structures from which something important develops: the foundations of sth One of the foundations of democracy is a fair trial.lay/establish/build the foundations for sth The company says it is 'laying the foundations for future success'. firm/solid/strong foundations From firm foundations we will continue to grow the business.
(Definition of foundation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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