framework vs groundwork :

Definitions

  • n  a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
  • n  the underlying structure
    providing a factual framework for future research
  • n  a structure supporting or containing something

  • 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
    we are prepared today because of groundwork that was done ten years ago
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 13, 2013 - Fox News
  • 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.
    June 11, 2013 - Denver Post
  • 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.
    June 11, 2013 - Denver Post

  • Youth work camp to repair Norristown homes
    Norristown officials are laying the groundwork for 429 youth volunteers to repair, paint and refurbish the homes of poor and elderly Norristown residents in late June.
    June 15, 2013 - Montgomery Life
  • California passes a budget that could be a federal template
    Lawmakers approve a $96.3-billion spending plan that places the state at the leading edge of President Obama's healthcare overhaul. It also increases funding for schools and social services. SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers passed a budget Friday that lays the groundwork for the largest expansion of public healthcare in the country, placing the state at the leading edge of President Obama's ...
    June 15, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
  • Analysis: Kevyn Orr laying groundwork for potential Detroit bankruptcy
    As Detroit seeks a out-of-court resolution to its financial crisis, emergency manager Kevyn Orr continues to lay the groundwork for a potential Chapter 9 bankruptcy filing.
    June 15, 2013 - Detroit Free Press