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framing

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the arrangement of parts that gives something its basic form
  • the framing of the debate will consist of a predetermined order of turns and follow-up comments

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framing

verb
present participle of frame

Synonyms & Antonyms of framing (Entry 2 of 2)

3 to put (something) into proper and usually carefully worked out written form
  • you'll need to frame your argument well if you're going to win the debate

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The first known use of framing was in 1703

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“Framing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/framing. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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