Meaning of FRAMEWORK in English


/ ˈfreɪmwɜːk; NAmE -wɜːrk/ noun


the parts of a building or an object that support its weight and give it shape

➡ note at structure


framework (of / for sth) a set of beliefs, ideas or rules that is used as the basis for making judgements, decisions, etc. :

The report provides a framework for further research.


the structure of a particular system :

We need to establish a legal framework for the protection of the environment.

the basic framework of society

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.