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English definition of “found”

found

verb (BASE)    /faʊnd/
C2 [T + adv/prep] to base a belief, claim, idea, etc. on something: Her lawyer accused the prosecution of founding its case on insufficient evidence. I'd like to see the research that these recommendations are founded on. a society founded on egalitarian principlesBeing based on or depending on something
(Definition of found verb (BASE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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