American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A structure for supporting or enclosing something else, especially a skeletal support used as the basis for something being constructed.
- n. An external work platform; a scaffold.
- n. A fundamental structure, as for a written work.
- n. A set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitutes a way of viewing reality.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A structure or fabric for inclosing or supporting anything; a frame; a skeleton: as, the framework of a building; the bones are the framework of the body.
- n. Structure; constitution; adjusted arrangement; system.
- n. A kind of fancy work made with yarn of silk or worsted drawn across a frame in two directions, and knotted or otherwise secured at the intersections, producing reticulated patterns, sometimes of considerable elaboration.
- n. Spinning done on a throstleor ring-frame; also, knitting done on a stocking-frame.
- n. literally The arrangement of support beams that represent a building's general shape and size.
- n. figuratively The larger branches of a tree that determine its shape.
- n. figuratively, especially in, computing A basic conceptual structure.
- n. literally The identification and categorisation of processes or steps that constitute a complex task or mindset in order to render explicit the tacit and implicit.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The work of framing, or the completed work; the frame or constructional part of anything.
- n. Work done in, or by means of, a frame or loom.
- n. a structure supporting or containing something
- n. a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
- n. the underlying structure
- frame + work (Wiktionary)
“Canadian Environment Minister Peter Kent told reporters that he could accept the term "framework" instead of "treaty.”
“Mr. Solon said the term "framework" is much too weak.”
“Details of what they dubbed a "framework" agreement trickled out of the leadership, but remained somewhat fluid.”
“As soon as the reader falls into how the imaginary world functions, then the framework is all set for the action - any action - to follow.”
“Of conversation, additional curation, of re-use - the framework is all there.”
“And this framework is a roadmap to reject the theory that Article II trumps FISA.”
“NYU for the first time would proceed under what it calls a framework for expansion.”
“State television quoted a spokesman for the Foreign Ministry, Hasan Qashqavi, as saying that Iason Athanasiadis had been released in, what he described as the framework of Tehran-Athens ties.”
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