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Significado de “foundation” - Diccionario Inglés

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 ​providemoney for a ​particulargroup of ​people in need of ​help or for a ​particulartype of ​study: the British Heart Foundation the Environmental Research Foundation
[U] UK the first ​year of infantschool, ​previouslyknown as reception: a foundation ​class/​teacher Her ​youngestchildstarts (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 ​sinkingfurther 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 ​evencolour and ​hidingunwantedmarks
(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 ​theircountries.
  • 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 ​generouscontributor.
  • foundation noun (SUPPORT)

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

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

Significado de "foundation" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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foundationnoun

uk   us   /faʊnˈdeɪʃən/
[C] an ​organization that has been ​started in ​order to ​providemoney 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 ​fairtrial.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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