Founded

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Definition

to found: to set up, to start, to establish, to create
verb
This school was founded in 1935 and the first student started in 1942.

to be founded on/upon: to be based on, established on, built on
idiom
This country is founded upon the principles of freedom, equality and fraternity.

Examples

  • "Founded in 1904 by longtime friends Alberto Dulce and Giovanni Carpaccio, D&C has been controlled by members of the respective families since the founders' deaths nearly 35 years ago."
  • "Susie : Finally, you're going to found the Warbuckle's Mountain Bear Rehabilitation Clinic."
  • "The city of Boston was founded in 1630 by British puritans, making it one of the oldest cities in American history."

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