founding founding  /ˈfaʊn dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new

Usage(s):

  1. He was the most remarkable of the founding fathers: in his time, he was America's best scientist, inventor, diplomat, humorist and business strategist.
  2. The founding fathers matter today because they changed the course of history.
  3. He was the most remarkable of the founding fathers: in his time, he was America's best scientist, inventor, diplomat, writer and business strategist.

News

  1. Founding CEOs Fired or Demoted By Their Own Companies

    Getting canned or demoted by your own company must be rough. Here are a few founding CEOs that know how it feels.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Charles Micarelli: Founding UCF dean was loving, devoted father

    A life consumed by higher education, a love for the arts and an affinity for stamp collecting, ended with the death of one of the founding deans for the University of Central Florida.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel

  3. Ray Lund, founding chief of Haverstraw's Roche Fire Co., dies at 98

    Raymond M. Lund, a founding member and first chief of the David B. Roche Volunteer Fire Company, died Saturday. He was 98.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Journal News

Quotes

  1. "Too often, the issue of LGBT rights is exploited by those seeking to divide us. But at its core, this issue is about who we are as Americans," Obama said in the ad. "It's about whether this nation is going to live up to its founding promise...
    on Mar 7, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Blade

  2. "You know," she said, "our Founding Fathers, they put that Second Amendment in there for a good reason, and that was for the people to protect themselves against a tyrannical government. And in fact Thomas Jefferson said it's good for a country to...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Sharron Angle Source: Newsweek

  3. "This conviction has particular importance when because the founding and forging generation of the revolution is disappearing," Raul Castro added.
    on Feb 23, 2008 By: Castro Source: International Herald Tribune

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