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framework (n.) 1640s, "structure for enclosing or supporting," from frame (n.) [...]


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framework (n.)

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

frame (n.)

c. 1200, "profit, benefit, advancement;" mid-13c. "a structure composed according to a plan," from frame (v.)

work (n.)

Old English weorc, worc "something done, discreet act performed by someone, action (whether voluntary or required),

frame (v.)

Old English framian "to profit, be helpful, avail, benefit,"

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