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1An essential supporting structure of a building, vehicle, or object.‘a conservatory in a delicate framework of iron’
frame, substructure, structure, skeleton, chassis, shell, body, bodyworkView synonyms
- ‘Currently the area opposite the taxi holding is dotted with steel and concrete frameworks and other partially complete structures.’
- ‘The frameworks of the looms are made in Mahdia and assembled using only wooden doweling, because metal nails would snag the threads.’
- ‘Pens are supported by rope frameworks about 200 feet square and anchored on each corner by a one-ton anchor.’
- ‘The steel framework of the new building is expected to start taking shape in June.’
- ‘Since then most canvas paintings have been attached to lightweight wooden frameworks or stretchers.’
- 1.1 A basic structure underlying a system, concept, or text.‘the theoretical framework of political sociology’
structure, shape, fabric, frame, order, scheme, system, organization, Construction, configuration, composition, constitution, architecture, anatomyView synonyms
- ‘The framework for this analysis was structured around existing research on patient treatment matching.’
- ‘However, some remained optimistic that an international framework for cooperation on lunar exploration could be developed.’
- ‘Its main purpose seems to lie in providing a basic framework for the actual story to come.’
- ‘Individuals were left more isolated, without the political frameworks through which to understand their problems, or to point towards solutions.’
- ‘Because it is so concise, the text is strongly structured by conceptual frameworks that do not get lost in detail.’
- ‘It is the self-reflective move to think upon our own conceptual frameworks and how they shape our own textual production.’
- ‘Language structures thought patterns and frameworks of knowledge.’
- ‘As a result, people do not think about how to craft or tailor systems and frameworks to suit the unique needs of Taiwan and its people.’
- ‘The analysis begins in the second section by outlining the framework used in measuring productivity.’
- ‘First of all, the author provides no theoretical framework for his study.’
- ‘A conceptual framework is established that realizes the integration of both perspectives.’
- ‘The agreement provides a legal framework for co-operation based on equality, reciprocity and mutual benefit.’
- ‘In addition, establishing a legal framework for action is not going to be sufficient.’
- ‘Likewise, almost all use theoretical frameworks from other areas, rather than the sociology of religion.’
- ‘To date they have participated in developing the basic conceptual framework for the plan.’
- ‘Often, this research is badly designed and lacks theoretical or conceptual frameworks.’
- ‘The range of analytical tools, techniques, approaches, and frameworks available to support strategic assessment is very large.’
- ‘Perhaps healthcare workers should be taught to keep some basic frameworks in mind to enable them to be more sensitive to power in all its manifestations.’
- ‘In addition, it provides a general theoretical framework for those phenomena.’
- ‘Britain and France sought to maximize their interests by economic and political frameworks designed to serve their advantage.’
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