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foundation
British English: /faʊnˈdeɪʃ(ə)n/
American English: /faʊnˈdeɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of foundation in French:

noun

  • 1 (base) (man-made)
    fondations fpl
    (natural) base (f)
    [figurative] (of society, culture, belief) fondements mpl (of, for de)
    to lay the foundations for something
    [literal]
    poser les fondations de quelque chose
    [figurative]
    jeter les fondements de quelque chose
    to rock ou shake something to its foundations
    [literal]
    fait trembler quelque chose jusque dans ses fondations
    [figurative]
    ébranler quelque chose jusque dans ses fondements
  • 2 [figurative] (truth) without foundation
    sans fondement
    there is no foundation in the report that …
    il n'y a aucun fondement dans le rapport selon lequel …
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