YellowBridge Chinese Language & Culture
Chinese Language Center

Learn Mandarin Mandarin-English Dictionary & Thesaurus

New Search

foundation
faʊn'deɪʃən
Main
English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. The act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new.
  2. Lowest support of a structure.
  3. A woman's undergarment worn to give shape to the contours of the body.
  4. The fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained.
  5. Education or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of knowledge.
  6. An institution supported by an endowment.
  7. The basis on which something is grounded.
Hyphenationfounda•tion
Part of Speech(名) noun
Matching Results
基础jīchǔbase; foundation; basis; underlying
根本gēnběnfundamental; basic; root; simply; absolutely (not); (not) at all
建立jiànlìto establish; to set up; to found
创立chuànglìto establish; to set up; to found
地基dìjīfoundations (of a building); base
基金jījīnfund
基金会jījīn huìfoundation (institution supported by an endowment)
基址jīzhǐfoundation; footing; base; ruins (of a historical building)
基床jīchuángfoundation (of building); bed (e.g. bedrock); substrate
基业jīyèfoundation; base; family estate
foundation; root
根基gēnjīfoundation
根底gēndǐfoundation; grounding; background; what lies at the bottom of something; root; cause
foundation; on the whole
砌基脚qì jījiǎofoundation (for building a wall); footing
Page of 3
Wildcard: Use * as placeholder for 0 or more
Chinese characters or pinyin syllables