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establishment meaning

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  • Establishment may refer to:
  • Establishment (Pakistan), Pakistan's military-civil oligarchy
  • The Establishment, the dominant group or elite holding effective power or authority in a society
  • The Establishment (club), an English satire club of the 1960s
  • The Establishment (comics), a comic book produced by Wildstorm
  • Establishment Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, forbidding Congress from establishing a religion
  • Establishment of a state religion ("established church"), the endorsement of a church by a nation's government
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    Definition of establishment in English Dictionary

  • NounPLestablishmentsSUF-ment
    1. The act of establishing; a ratifying or ordaining; settlement; confirmation.
      1. Since their establishment of the company in 1984, they have grown into a global business. ‎
    2. The state of being established, founded, etc.; fixed state.
      1. The firm celebrated twenty years since their establishment by updating their look. ‎
    3. 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. Pedro's is a fine establishment serving a variety of delicious food. ‎
      2. Exposing the shabby parts of the establishment. ‎
    4. SLA 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. Seeing the British establishment struggle with the financial sector is like watching an alcoholic who still resists the idea that something drastic needs to happen for him to turn his life around. Until 2008 there was denial over what finance had become. When a series of bank failures made this impossible, there was widespread anger, leading to the public humiliation of symbolic figures.
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    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • From B.C. 390, to B.C. 900, is the fall and rise of the Etrurian or Tyrrhenian empire, of the establishment of the Cymro-Gallic empire in Northern Italy, and of the Etrurian domination in Rome
      • The free-exercise clause tells us that that religion is especially favored and the establishment clause tells us that it is especially feared (the state should avoid entanglement with that stuff).
      • Shiseido Parlor is a storied yoshoku establishment in the heart of Tokyo’s Ginza district, a restaurant to which many Japanese make a pilgrimage at least once.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    Grammatically, this word "establishment" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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