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. 2005