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Definition of: foundation

(foun·dāshən) noun
1. The act of founding or establishing.
2. That on which anything is founded and by which it is supported or sustained.
3. A fund for the permanent maintenance of an institution; an endowment.
4. An endowed institution.
5. A structure upon which a building or a machine is erected, usually wholly or principally of masonry; that part of a building below the surface of the ground, or the portion that constitutes a base; sometimes, a platform, on which the upper portions rest.
6. An inner, fitted lining of a garment.
7. Theatrical grease paint applied to the face, hands, etc., before adding the final make–up details.

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"foundation" has the frequency of use of 0.0113% on en.wikipedia.org.

Phrases starting with the letter: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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