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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfoundfound1 /faʊnd/ πŸ”Š πŸ”Š the past tense and past participle of find
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foundβ€’ The bank was founded 60 years ago in Munich.β€’ We also found a whole batch of papers which we thought might be vital to the war effort.β€’ Eventually, the spare key was found and they were released from the clutches of the car.β€’ They're still trying to establish a motive for the stabbing of Richard Miles, who was found dead in his garden.β€’ The jealousy and sense of betrayal were so all-consuming that he had found himself unable to move.β€’ She found it practical as well as beautiful.β€’ Who originally founded the college?β€’ Just off the main street, she found the first of the carrion creatures.β€’ I found the pages devoted to soy pastes and fish sauces particularly useful.β€’ Mr. Packard was instrumental in founding the Stanford Industrial Park in the 1950s.β€’ When it came time for her to marry, no suitable groom could be found until a mouse was offered.
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foundfound2 ●●○ AWL verb [transitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 START something/MAKE something STARTto start something such as an organization, company, school, or city, often by providing the necessary money syn establish πŸ”Š Founded in 1935 in Ohio, Alcoholics Anonymous is now a world-wide organization. πŸ”Š Eton College was founded by Henry VI in 1440.β–Ί see thesaurus at establish2 β†’ be founded on/upon something3 technicalTI to melt metal and pour it into a mould (=a hollow shape), to make things such as tools and parts for machines β€”founding noun [uncountable] πŸ”Š the founding of the University of Chicago β†’ well-founded
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foundβ€’ We also found a whole batch of papers which we thought might be vital to the war effort.β€’ Eventually, the spare key was found and they were released from the clutches of the car.β€’ They're still trying to establish a motive for the stabbing of Richard Miles, who was found dead in his garden.β€’ The jealousy and sense of betrayal were so all-consuming that he had found himself unable to move.β€’ She found it practical as well as beautiful.β€’ Just off the main street, she found the first of the carrion creatures.β€’ I found the pages devoted to soy pastes and fish sauces particularly useful.β€’ When it came time for her to marry, no suitable groom could be found until a mouse was offered.
From Longman Business Dictionaryfoundfound /faʊnd/ verb [transitive]ORGANIZATIONS to start a new company or organizationThe company was founded back in 1947.β†’ See Verb table
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Verb table
found
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfound
he, she, itfounds
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfounded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave founded
he, she, ithas founded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad founded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill found
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have founded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam founding
he, she, itis founding
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you, we, theyare founding
Past
I, he, she, itwas founding
you, we, theywere founding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been founding
he, she, ithas been founding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been founding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be founding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been founding
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