Definition of 'establishment'
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There is a lot of mutual respect between the two that they are outsiders fighting the political establishment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The bigger question, therefore, remains how the political establishment will react. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There were also complaints from America's diplomatic establishment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He speaks not for an educational establishment too often bound by its own inertia, but for a generation of reformers whose work is bearing fruit. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In vote after vote, people have been rejecting the guidance of political establishments, baffling elites and adding to the sum of anger in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The huge resistance to this idea in the educational establishment is a constant mystery to me. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This should be supported by the scientific establishment and vastly increased funding should be found for it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His main impediment is his surname and the sense that he is an establishment figure. Times, Sunday Times (2014) People in these establishments have a duty to act responsibly rather than betraying the trust of parents. The Sun (2011)This is a notion that the political establishment and the army are afraid of. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)Not that this kind of research establishment was inevitably immune from police investigation or harassment. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)What is shocking is the denial of the political and business establishment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Launching free schools has been controversial within the educational establishment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)These observations pose a challenge to the scientific establishment. The Sun (2006)It shows the depth of the anger at the way the hardline establishment is treating people. The Sun (2009)The political and legal establishment is in denial. The Sun (2006)It is wilful blindness that lies behind the often sluggish reaction of the medical establishment to new research. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is the second time in two months that the chef has had to a sell a country establishment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The diplomatic establishments are not close. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He is an archetypal establishment figure. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The department's work led to the establishment of a system for storing and exchanging archaeological data. Times, Sunday Times (2012)At times it appeared as if the entire British comedy establishment was in attendance. Tommy Cooper: Always Leave Them Laughing (2006)For long passages it was hard to suppress stirrings of physical nausea at the complacency of the establishment and the power it wielded. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All three members are part of the British establishment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Something else quite painful: the way in which the business establishment failed to spot any problems. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I just hope that the political establishment and society in general sit up and take notice of his common sense. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The acquisition of valuable and extensive property, therefore, necessarily requires the establishment of civil government. The Making of Neoclassical Economics (1990)The next step could be the establishment of diplomatic relations between Washington and Pyongyang. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'establishment'
British English: establishment NOUN
The establishment of an organization or system is the act of creating it or beginning it.
…the establishment of the regional government.
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