2. Adjective. fundamental or underlying ¹
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Definition of Foundational
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Literary usage of Foundational
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1. The Journal of Geography by National Council of Geography Teachers (U.S.) (1904)
"... to inspire an earnest and practical effort to relate one's own life to its environment. foundational EXPERIENCES BY ARTHUR P. IRVING Buckingham School, ..."
2. Introduction to the Study of Economics by Charles Jesse Bullock (1908)
"THE GROWTH OP foundational INDUSTRIES. I. The For Trade and Cattle Raising. § 17. The development of the industries of the United States has been described ..."
3. The Art of the Player-piano: A Text-book for Student and Teacher by Sydney Grew (1922)
"... VIII CHORALES AND foundational METRES WE may teach ourselves how to count, and learn to think music in metre and sentence, by studying hymn-tunes. ..."
4. Evolution in the Past by Henry Robert Knipe (1912)
"foundational AGES ACCORDING to the Nebular Hypothesis the solar system was evolved from a vast gaseous mist or nebula. This rarefied and intensely heated ..."
5. No Thornless Roses by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1993)
"CONSTITUTION foundational ASSOCIATION Since I have used this entity as example I feel it right to present a letter from them. There ARE others--more than I ..."
6. Advice to Fresmen by Freshmen (1921)
"foundational FRIENDSHIPS Man, by nature, is a builder. The structure he builds is that of happiness. Many are the materials he uses, and chiefest among them ..."
7. Workshop on Security Procedures for the Interchange of Electronic Documents edited by Roy Saltman (1994)
"... foundational REQUIREMENTS Some commentators propose that all information in electronic form should be admitted into evidence.175 Under this view, ..."