a : a basic conceptional structure (as of ideas) <the framework of the United States Constitution>
b : a skeletal, openwork, or structural frame
: the larger branches of a tree that determine its shape
Examples of FRAMEWORK
- These influences threaten the very framework of our society.
- The book provides a general framework for understanding modern politics.
- He questions the study's theoretical framework.
- An iron framework surrounds the sculpture.
- The panels are attached to the building's steel framework.
First Known Use of FRAMEWORK
Related to FRAMEWORK
- architecture, armature, cadre, configuration, edifice, fabric, frame, framing, infrastructure, shell, skeleton, structure
Rhymes with FRAMEWORK
, at work
, de Klerk
, file clerk
, Grand Turk
, in work
, stump work
, town clerk
, young Turk
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