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Noun: founding  fawn-ding
  1. The act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new
    - initiation, foundation, institution, origination, creation, innovation, introduction, instauration, debut, first appearance, launching, unveiling, entry
Verb: found  fawnd
  1. Start an new organization or institution
    - establish, set up, launch
     
  2. Set up or lay the groundwork for
    "found a new department";
    - establish, plant, constitute, institute
     
  3. Use as a basis for; found on
    "found a claim on some observation";
    - establish, base, ground

Derived forms: foundings

Type of: beginning, commencement, initiate, open, open up, pioneer, start

Encyclopedia: Founding

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