fram·​ing | \ ˈfrā-miŋ How to pronounce framing (audio) \

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Examples of framing in a Sentence

the framing of the debate will consist of a predetermined order of turns and follow-up comments
Recent Examples on the Web Lumber is, of course, a chief building material used in the framing of new homes. Joanna Schwartz, Forbes, 15 June 2021 The best part of this performance, Mr. Cohen said in a recent phone interview, was the framing. New York Times, 23 May 2021 In that framing, then, Facebook stands accused of cheating to beat out any potential competition—a lot. Kate Cox, Ars Technica, 9 Dec. 2020 There is a lot of negative framing around the idea of talking about consent, but these conversations can be empowering and foundational. Christine Koh, CNN, 21 Sep. 2021 But regardless of the framing, the media attention on their escape has brought on new dangers and underscored the complications of getting vulnerable people out of Afghanistan. Washington Post, 26 Aug. 2021 This framing doesn't sit well with many migration experts and researchers, who argue, among other things, that viewing migration as a single-cause issue (ie. Frey Lindsay, Forbes, 13 Sep. 2021 The founder of Fine Art Solutions specializes in custom framing, fabrication, metal, woodworking, lamination and matting. Los Angeles Times, 9 Sep. 2021 The gallery specializes in custom framing, original fine art and giftware. Brittany Mcgee, ajc, 8 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of framing

1703, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of framing was in 1703

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9 Oct 2021

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“Framing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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