Foundation

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Definition

the foundation (of a company): the creation, the establishment; the principles, the ideals (of a company)
noun
Note that a foundation can also refer to an institution, particularly one which is financed by donations or private funding.

the foundation(s) (of a building): the bottom, the substructure (of a building)
noun

Examples

  • "Danica : Bruno, this is Danica Delavigne, Chairman, Delavigne Foundation for Kids who can't smell good."
  • "At the Cryonics Foundation we have the technology to make you IMMORTAL!"
  • "Everyone must choose their own path, but thanks to the fine education that this school has provided for us, we have a solid foundation on which to build."
  • "Since its foundation, the Delavigne Corporation has grown slowly but surely."
  • "The Movers and Shakers Foundation cordially invites you to the 12th annual Entrepreneur Business Network Event: 17 May, 7:00PM - 11:00PM, The Bohemian Club, San Francisco."
  • "The Cryonics Foundation – because it's only natural to want unnaturally long life!"
  • "Helen : Hello, Cryonics Foundation, Helen speaking, how can I extend your life today?"
  • "I can't wait to tell you about my plans for the foundation."
  • "I should add that the foundation will of course have a chairman, and that chairman will be my daughter."

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