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English definition of “founder”

founder

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈfaʊndər/
someone who starts a new business, organization, etc.: As the founder of a petrochemicals business empire, he once ranked among Asia's wealthiest men.
(Definition of founder noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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