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founder 2

American English: /ˈfaʊndər/
British English: /ˈfaʊndə/

noun

  • fundador, (-dora) (masculine, feminine)
    (before noun) founder member (British English)
    Example sentences
    • Wilks was a founder member of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.
    • He played table tennis, tennis and cricket, and was one of the founder members of Western Athletics Club when it was established in the late 1970s.
    • A founder member of the original Bradford Festival committee, Dusty Rhodes, is now leading the Reclaim Bradford Festival campaign to bring the organisation back to local people.
    Example sentences
    • By 1840 business directories in New York City listed thirteen iron founders, and sixteen the following year.
    • But Mr Milner, director of Keighley iron founders Leach and Thompson, said there were dozens of examples of manufacturers in the district switching jobs overseas.

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intransitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (sink)
    (ship)
    hundirse
    zozobrar
    irse a pique
    Example sentences
    • That the Prime Minister's ship almost foundered on that ‘rock’ appears to have made little difference.
    • The subject is an Afro-Brazilian sailor who saved many lives when his ship foundered along the coast of Brazil.
    • Rather than asking why the ship foundered, Howell investigates how this maritime disaster acquired wider cultural and social significance in the years before World War I.
    1.2 (fail)
    (plan/project)
    irse a pique
    zozobrar
    Example sentences
    • Nothing, of course, came of this, as his proposals foundered on the rock-like conservatism of his profession.
    • Although several individuals had been keen to buy the house, their plans always foundered when he questioned whether they had the financial resources to carry the project through.
    • This plan foundered more through the sheer impracticability of the proposals than obstruction by officials.
  • 2
    (horse)
    dar un traspié
    Example sentences
    • My mother was an orphan hedgewitch, healer, and midwife of small means until one of my father's horses foundered nearly on her doorstep.
    • Only a few months later, the handsome sorrel foundered and his bid for a World Championship ended.
    • The pony, who is locked up so he won't founder, started galloping up and down the fenceline when I switched on the light.
    Example sentences
    • Don't feed straight corn, because goats will founder and have hoof problems, Finch advised.
    • Keep donkeys off the sweet feed and grain, as they can founder and develop laminitis just as horses do.
    • Recently, he foundered in his left fore, which was very acute.

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