Etymology
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framework (n.)

1640s, "structure for enclosing or supporting," from frame (n.) + work (n.). Figurative sense "adjusted arrangement" is from 1816.

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Definitions of framework

framework (n.)
a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process;
Synonyms: model / theoretical account
framework (n.)
the underlying structure;
providing a factual framework for future research
Synonyms: fabric
framework (n.)
a structure supporting or containing something;
Synonyms: frame
From wordnet.princeton.edu