Definition of framework
- the framework of the U.S. Constitution
- These influences threaten the very framework of our society.
- An iron framework surrounds the sculpture.
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.
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: the basic structure of something : a set of ideas or facts that provide support for something
: a supporting structure : a structural frame
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