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Noun foundress has 1 sense
  1. foundress - a woman founder
    --1 is a kind of
    founder, beginner, founding father, father

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Term: Foundress


The term "foundress" refers to a woman who establishes, founds, or plays a pivotal role in the creation or establishment of an organization, institution, or community.

Possible Parts of Speech:

  • Noun

Senses and Usages:

1. Noun:

a) A female founder or someone who initiates the founding of an organization, institution, or community.

b) A female entrepreneur who establishes a new business.

Sample Sentences:


a) Jane Austen is often regarded as the foundress of the modern romance novel genre.

b) The foundress of the charity organization dedicated her life to helping the underprivileged.

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