Definition of refoundation in English:



  • See refound

    • ‘In Sebald's case, the endlessly repeated act of ethical refoundation circles around what has been made visible, what has been seen: images from the camps, images from the war.’
    • ‘In fairness to Edward IV, whom Sir Thomas More thought had left his realm ‘in quiet and prosperous estate’, we should say the work of refoundation had already been started.’
    • ‘The same arrangement was carried to colonial cities and refoundations from Asia Minor.’
    • ‘He was a leading member of the Lord Chamberlain's Men soon after their refoundation in 1594.’
    • ‘Conflicts and confusion abounded, and hesitant, often contradictory reforms were attempted before a genuine refoundation took place with the birth of the Fifth Republic in 1958.’