framework vs groundwork : Common Errors in English

About framework vs groundwork

You lay groundwork; you erect, build, or construct a framework.

framework Meaning(s)

  • (n) a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
  • (n) the underlying structure
  • (n) a structure supporting or containing something

groundwork Meaning(s)

  • (n) the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained
  • (n) lowest support of a structure
  • (n) preliminary preparation as a basis or foundation

framework in News

  1. Ethiopia ratifies Nile accord opposed by Egypt

    Ethiopia's parliament has endorsed the Nile River Cooperative Framework Agreement, an accord that replaces colonial-era deals that awarded Egypt and Sudan the majority water rights to the world's longest river.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Fox News

  2. New accounting framework announced for small businesses

    Millions of U.S. small businesses will be able to use simplified, streamlined methods for measuring and presenting their financial results under a new accounting framework announced Monday.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Denver Post

  3. Nevada school performance framework aligns closely with WCSD performance framework

    RENO -- The Nevada Department of Education has released its first Nevada School Performance Framework (NSPF), a system of analyzing school performance that is closely aligned with the Performance Framework unveiled by Washoe County School District Superintendent Pedro Martinez earlier this year.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: FOX 11 Reno

groundwork in News

  1. Driverless SUV Takes a Test Drive

    Researchers at Carnegie Melon University are putting the finishing touches on their version of a driverless car that, they say, lays the groundwork for computers to replace humans in the driver seat within a decade.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Scientific American

  2. Higgins, Segarra Work To Return Pro-Am To Hartford

    As organizers of the Greater Hartford Pro-Am prepare for the summer basketball league's opener July 10 at Crosby High in Waterbury, they have begun to lay the groundwork for an eventual return to Hartford.        
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Hartford Courant

  3. Double trouble: severe storm risk both Wednesday and Thursday for D.C. area

    A nasty mix of atmospheric ingredients are likely to converge Wednesday and Thursday over the Mid-Atlantic, laying the groundwork for strong to severe thunderstorms in the region.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Washington Post

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