Framework definitions

frām'wûrk'
A structure for supporting or enclosing something else, especially a skeletal support used as the basis for something being constructed.
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An external work platform; a scaffold.
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A fundamental structure, as for a written work.
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A set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitutes a way of viewing reality.
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A structure, usually rigid, serving to hold the parts of something together or to support something constructed or stretched over or around it.
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The basic structure, arrangement, or system.
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The definition of framework is a support structure or system that holds parts together, has something stretched over it or acts as the main structure.

An example of a framework is four posts supporting a deck cover.

An example of a framework is an outline created before writing an essay.

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(literally) The arrangement of support beams that represent a building's general shape and size.
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(figuratively) The larger branches of a tree that determine its shape.
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(figuratively, especially in, computing) A basic conceptual structure.

These ‘three principles of connexion’ comprise the framework of principles in Hume's account of the association of ideas.

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(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.
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Origin of framework

frame +‎ work