be founded upon


be founded upon
be founded on/upon/ phrase
to be based on a particular idea, principle, fact, or quality

a society founded on the belief that all men are equal

A good relationship has to be founded on trust.

Thesaurus: based on something and to be based on somethingsynonym
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  • founded upon contract — Any action based on a contract which requires the support of the contract to sustain it. Republic Iron Mining Co. v Jones (CC Ga) 37 F 721 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • founded — Based upon; arising from, growing out of, or resting upon; as in the expressions founded in fraud, founded on a consideration, founded on contract, and the like …   Black's law dictionary

  • founded — Based upon; arising from, growing out of, or resting upon; as in the expressions founded in fraud, founded on a consideration, founded on contract, and the like …   Black's law dictionary

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