Hindi translation of 'foundation'
foundation /faʊnˈdeɪʃən फ़ाउनˈडेइशन्/
Word forms: foundations
1. countable noun
The foundation of something such as a belief or way of life is the idea or experience on which it is based.
The family is the foundation of society.
Free speech is the foundation of democracy.
the foundation of/for something
SET PHRASESlay the foundations for something, shake the foundations of something, strike at the foundation of something
2. plural noun
The foundations of a building or other structure are the layer of bricks or concrete below the ground that it is built on.
3. countable noun
A foundation is an organization which provides money for a special purpose.
...the National Foundation for Youth Music.
a foundation for something
a charitable foundation
SIMILAR WORDSorganization, institute, society
4. uncountable noun
If a story, idea, or argument has no foundation, there are no facts to prove that it is true.
The reports are without foundation.
5. see also found
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Example Sentences Including 'foundation'
I clean away the blood with more cold water, dry myself, then hastily smear foundation over the worst of the facial bruising.CHAMELEON (2002)
An ancient roller coaster still stood upright, but with some timbers of its foundation dangling loose.Three in One
That was the foundation of his great popularity over here, something he had never attained in France.HUMAN VOICES (2003)
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'foundation' in Other Languages
- Brazilian Portuguese: creme base
- Chinese: 粉底霜
- European Spanish: base de maquillaje
- French: fond de teint
- German: Grundierungscreme
- Italian: fondo tinta
- Japanese: ファンデーション
- Korean: 파운데이션
- Portuguese: creme base
- Spanish: base de maquillaje
Translation of foundation from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary