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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwell-foundedˌwell-ˈfounded adjective  LOGICALa belief or feeling etc that is well-founded is based on facts or good judgment My suspicions proved to be well-founded.
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well-foundedBut, the Bremen scientists discovered, the fears were well-founded.What is now beyond dispute is that the impressionistic evidence is well-founded.I can't feel anything substantial in him, anything well-founded about him.I was dealing with the definition of refugees under the 1951 convention, and concentrating on the well-founded fears of persecution.You're hot, tired, hungry very probably, and here I am, not answering any of your well-founded questions.In fact, their campaign and the probably well-founded suspicion that the result had been rigged had the opposite effect.Such an assertion presupposes a well-founded theory of performance, one which was able to assign periods of time to mental processes.
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