Definition of ill-founded in English:

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ill-founded

Pronunciation: /ˈil ˈˌfoundəd/

adjective

(Especially of an idea or belief) not based on fact or reliable evidence: ill-founded criticism her fear may be ill-founded
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  • Subsequent campaigns showed that this belief was ill-founded.
  • This is an insulting and ill-founded belief which I would advise you to reconsider.
  • Therefore, I conclude that the Warsaw Convention applies to this case and that the plaintiff's claim based on misrepresentation is ill-founded, both in fact and in law.

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Syllabification: ill-found·ed

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