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An example use of foundation in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… i see this is a foundation from which …”
A foundation is a structure that supports a building.
the word foundation occurs in english on average 37.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.