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framework

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Technology
frameworkframe‧work /ˈfreɪmwɜːk $ -wɜːrk/ ●●○ AWL noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 SYSTEM[usually singular] a set of ideas, rules, or beliefs from which something is developed, or on which decisions are basedframework of/for 🔊 This paper provides a framework for future research.2 social/legal/political etc framework3 TSUPPORT/HOLD UPthe main supporting parts of a building, vehicle, or object 🔊 the metal framework of the roof
Examples from the Corpus
frameworkThe aim of this legislation is to provide a framework for employers and trade unions to operate in.The science people learn in school can provide the basic framework.The conceptual framework it has produced is particularly pertinent to the discussion here.The management of schools is changing and decisions have to be made in the context of a financial framework.Nor have we tried to decide whether rules and reasons can only be considered in a hermeneutic framework incompatible with causal explanation.A rigid metal framework supported the sculpture.We need a legal and political framework that is favourable to business.The purpose of this paper is to suggest a simple framework in which to address some of these neglected questions.The civil zone still poses many difficult problems of chronology in the framework of what is known of the historical narrative.How do you feel you can develop your skills within the framework of the team?In this framework, policies that encourage investment are good; policies that make investment less profitable are bad.framework of/forThe bodily expression of inner distress needs a framework of bonds between people if it is to have any meaning.The first session is used for introductions and for setting up a framework for the course.Both were inspired by the potential of law to create a disciplined framework for global technological and social change.Seizing on one cause and inflating its opposite within a problematic framework of assumptions is not the answer.Enlargement to the East will take place in a restrictive framework of international rules and obligations.But that, unusual though it was, had been only the outline, the skeletal framework of the man.It is far better to plan a media relations programme within the framework of your organisation's objectives as whole.To help things along we provide our usual framework of social activities, sharing costs between survivors.
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