how to pronounce founded


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founded is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of founded in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the claim Institute was founded in 1974 …”

meanings of founded


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of find.
  2. To set up; to launch; to institute.
  3. Past participle of found.


  1. Having a basis.

founded frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word founded occurs in english on average 17.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics founded can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that founded can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with founded


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