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founder

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a person who establishes a whole new field of endeavor

  • Maria Montessori was the founder of an educational system dedicated to maximizing a childʼs creative potential
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founder

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1 to be unsuccessful

  • the theater company foundered after its corporate funding dried up
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come a cropper, come to grief, come up empty, die on the vine, fall flat, fall on one's face, fall short, lay an egg

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2 to fall down or in as a result of physical pressure

  • the twin towers started to sway and suddenly foundered
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give way

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