(Especially of a suspicion or belief) based on good evidence or reasons: their apprehensions were well founded
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- The doctor in charge of the case duly informed the social worker and the police of her well-founded suspicions.
- What do you mean by a well-founded suspicion if you do not simply mean a reasonable suspicion?
- A requirement that the defendant's belief be well-founded is ambiguous.
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Syllabification: well found·ed
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