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Topic: BUILDING


foundation stone

noun
     
foundation stone [countable]
1TB a large stone that is placed at the base of a new building, usually by an important person as part of a ceremony
2 the facts, ideas, principles etc that form the base from which something else develops:
Greek and Latin were once viewed as the foundation stones of a good education.
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