Translation of "founder" - English-Spanish dictionary

founder

noun uk /ˈfaʊn.dər/ us /-dɚ/

I someone who establishes an organization

fundador, -ora
She is the founder and managing director of the company.
verb uk /ˈfaʊn.dər/ us /-dɚ/

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

irse a pique
The ferry foundered in a heavy storm, taking many of the passengers and crew with it.

to be unsuccessful

irse a pique
Teaching computers to read and write has always foundered on the unpredictable human element in language.

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