In what context?
The .NET Framework is a Framework around which Microsoft builds solutions, and allows tools for other people to make solutions around the Framework, which makes it easier and quicker because it uses big chunks that can be reused. .NET can have a Framework for most Programming Languages, Visual Basic of course, C#, C++, J#, F# from the Microsoft Research Team, Pascal, they have Frameworks for most Languages somewhere. And of course ASPX, which uses .NET on the Server.
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