Translation of "founder" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

founder

noun [ C ] uk /ˈfaʊn.dər/ us /ˈfaʊn.dɚ/

C2 someone who establishes an organization

創立者;創建者;創辦者
She is the founder and managing director of the company. 她是公司的創辦者兼總經理。
verb [ I ] uk /ˈfaʊn.dər/ us /ˈfaʊn.dɚ/

(especially of a boat) to fill with water and sink

(尤指船)沈沒
The ferry foundered in a heavy storm, taking many of the passengers and crew with it. 這艘渡船在一次強風暴中沈沒,很多乘客和船員遇難。

to be unsuccessful

失敗;破產
Teaching computers to read and write has always foundered on the unpredictable human element in language. 教電腦讀寫的嘗試總是因為語言中不可預測的人為因素而宣告失敗。

(Translation of “founder” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)