Meaning of FOUNDATION in English

FOUNDATION

n. 1 basis, base, substructure, understructure, underpinning, bottom, foot, basement, cellar This foundation is of stone 2 basis, base, fundamental, (underlying or fundamental) principle, grounds, groundwork, rationale, raison d'être, purpose Their morality finds its foundations in Judaeo-Christian culture 3 founding, establishment, instituting, institution, creation, origination, setting up, organizing, organization, inauguration, endowment We voted for the foundation of an institute to study the English language

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