Definition of Establishment

1. Noun. The act of forming or establishing something. "He still remembers the organization of the club"




2. Noun. An organization founded and united for a specific purpose.

3. Noun. The persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something. "He quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"

4. Noun. A public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence.

5. Noun. Any large organization.
Generic synonyms: Organisation, Organization

6. Noun. (ecology) the process by which a plant or animal becomes established in a new habitat.
Exact synonyms: Ecesis
Category relationships: Bionomics, Ecology, Environmental Science
Generic synonyms: Action, Activity, Natural Action, Natural Process

7. Noun. The cognitive process of establishing a valid proof.
Exact synonyms: Validation
Generic synonyms: Cogent Evidence, Proof
Derivative terms: Establish, Validate, Validate

Definition of Establishment

1. n. The act of establishing; a ratifying or ordaining; settlement; confirmation.

Definition of Establishment

1. Noun. The act of establishing; a ratifying or ordaining; settlement; confirmation. ¹

2. Noun. The state of being established, founded, etc.; fixed state. ¹

3. Noun. That which is established; as a form of government, a permanent organization, business or force, or the place where one is permanently fixed for residence. ¹

4. Noun. (slang) '''The establishment''': the ruling class or authority group in a society; especially, an entrenched authority dedicated to preserving the status quo. Sometimes capitalized: the Establishment. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Establishment

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Establishment

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Literary usage of Establishment

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1. Bulletin by United States (1918)
"In issuing this bulletin the Federal Board for Vocational Education hopes not only to stimulate interest in the establishment of retail selling courses in ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1901)
"CHAPTER XX The Motives, Progress, and Effects of the Conversion of Constantine —Legal establishment and Constitution of the Christian or Catholic Church THE ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"... do all he can to assist the expedition, and expressing the hope that one result will be the establishment of a bacteriological laboratory in the colony. ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1892)
"A permanent pension of 300/. per annum on the Irish establishment (subsequently doubled) was granted to Jephson, and he retained iiis office of master of ..."

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