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 The post attracted 1 million interactions on Facebook alone, and supporters took the framing and made their own memes, which in turn garnered millions of views and shares on Instagram and TikTok. NBC News, "For Trump's 'rigged' election claims, an online megaphone awaits," 15 Oct. 2020 The framing is only possible because of Maleficent’s proximity to monstrosity and Aurora’s surprising shame around it, a self-consciousness of Maleficent’s difference and their unique relationship that is not at all previously present. Jeanna Kadlec, Longreads, "Deconstructing Disney: Motherhood and the Taming of Maleficent," 8 Oct. 2020 Long before this particular megalomaniac occupied the Oval Office, the pejorative framing of illness as some kind of moral failing has permeated the U.S. across time and party lines. Steven W. Thrasher, Scientific American, "How Trump Exemplifies Our Ableist Culture," 7 Oct. 2020 Definitive Edition begin with a familiar framing device. Reid Mccarter, Wired, "Mafia: Definitive Edition Shows the Peril of Unwanted Remakes," 6 Oct. 2020 The most guidance from editors comes at the deadline for the final edition of the paper, when a number of them may weigh in about the framing of the story. Jonathan Martin, New York Times, "How I Cover a Debate," 28 Sep. 2020 Revenue for the architectural framing systems segment, Apogee's largest, was $152.9 million, down 18.5%. Patrick Kennedy, Star Tribune, "CEO of Bloomington-based Apogee retiring in February," 17 Sep. 2020 That has manufacturers eagerly eyeing the alloy; aircraft manufacturers, for instance, could use it to build planes that have lighter aluminum framing and burn less fuel. Robert F. Service, Science | AAAS, "Red mud is piling up. Can scientists figure out what to do with it?," 20 Aug. 2020 The anonymous juror’s filing Monday took issue with Cameron’s framing of their process and sought the release of recordings. Washington Post, "Kentucky AG will share Breonna Taylor grand jury recording after juror calls for release," 29 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of framing

1703, in the meaning defined above

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20 Oct 2020

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“Framing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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