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refound

re·found \ (ˌ)rē-ˈfau̇nd \

Definition of refound

  • past tense and past participle of refind
  • It doesn't look like their refound marital bliss will last very long …
  • —Rebecca Keane

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refound

verb re·found \ (ˌ)rē-ˈfau̇nd \

Definition of refound

refounded; refounding
: to found (something) again
  • After being almost totally destroyed, Carthage was refounded by Julius Caesar in 46 BC.
  • —Christine Drake
  • The club, set up in 1904, collapsed and was refounded as Napoli Soccer.
  • —Nick Clark

refoundation

play \(ˌ)rē-fau̇n-ˈdā-shən\ noun, plural refoundations
    • … its octagonal baptistery is even earlier, dating back to the fifth-century refoundation of the town …
    • The Telegraph (United Kingdom)

refounder

noun, plural refounders
    • the city's refounders

First Known Use of refound

circa 1513

in the meaning defined above

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