What does establishment mean?

Definitions for establishment
ɪˈstæb lɪʃ məntes·tab·lish·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. constitution, establishment, formation, organization, organisation(noun)

    the act of forming or establishing something

    "the constitution of a PTA group last year"; "it was the establishment of his reputation"; "he still remembers the organization of the club"

  2. institution, establishment(noun)

    an organization founded and united for a specific purpose

  3. administration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisation(noun)

    the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something

    "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"

  4. establishment(noun)

    a public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence

  5. establishment(noun)

    any large organization

  6. establishment, ecesis(noun)

    (ecology) the process by which a plant or animal becomes established in a new habitat

  7. establishment, validation(noun)

    the cognitive process of establishing a valid proof

Wiktionary

  1. establishment(Noun)

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

    Since their establishment of the company in 1984, they have grown into a global business.

    Etymology: establissement, (Modern French établissement) from the verb establir.

  2. establishment(Noun)

    The state of being established, founded, etc.; fixed state.

    The firm celebrated twenty years since their establishment by updating their look.

    Etymology: establissement, (Modern French établissement) from the verb establir.

  3. establishment(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.

    Etymology: establissement, (Modern French établissement) from the verb establir.

  4. establishment(Noun)

    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.

    It's often necessary to question the establishment to get things done.

    Etymology: establissement, (Modern French établissement) from the verb establir.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Establishment(noun)

    the act of establishing; a ratifying or ordaining; settlement; confirmation

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. establissement, F. tablissement.]

  2. Establishment(noun)

    the state of being established, founded, and the like; fixed state

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. establissement, F. tablissement.]

  3. Establishment(noun)

    that which is established; as: (a) A form of government, civil or ecclesiastical; especially, a system of religion maintained by the civil power; as, the Episcopal establishment of England. (b) A permanent civil, military, or commercial, force or organization. (c) The place in which one is permanently fixed for residence or business; residence, including grounds, furniture, equipage, etc.; with which one is fitted out; also, any office or place of business, with its fixtures; that which serves for the carrying on of a business; as, to keep up a large establishment; a manufacturing establishment

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. establissement, F. tablissement.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. establishment

    An installation, together with its personnel and equipment, organized as an operating entity. See also activity; base; equipment.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. establishment

    The regulated complement or quota of officers and men to a ship, either in time of war or peace. The equipment. The regulated dimensions of spars, cabin, rigging, &c.--Establishment of a port. An awkward phrase lately lugged in to denote the tide-hour of a port.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. establishment

    The quota of officers and men in an army, regiment, troop, or company.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'establishment' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2520

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'establishment' in Nouns Frequency: #947

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How to say establishment in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of establishment in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of establishment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of establishment in a Sentence

  1. Di Martino:

    I wanted to photograph new-but-already-established churches from this millennium ... but I had to explain to a lot of people that I wasn't documenting the demise of the Catholic Church or even the loss of churchgoers. but how these churches have now become part of the establishment.

  2. Jeremy Hunt:

    Had the establishment listened when ordinary families raised concerns... many of those deaths would not have happened.

  3. Tim Huelskamp:

    Everybody! But the establishment lost today. he read the writing on the wall.

  4. Manny Sethi:

    Senator Alexander are on the verge of a historical upset in Tennessee politics of finally defeating the Romney Republican establishment in Tennessee, i think it's the first time that a true conservative can win here in a Manny Sethi Senate race.

  5. Ted Cruz:

    First Donald Trump antagonized the Republican establishment with his proposals on immigration. Then he irritated some with his stands on trade and Social Security. Now Trump is preparing a tax proposal that will again set him far apart from the party’s powers-that-be. The problem for the establishment is that Trump’s positions on all three issues are more in line with the majority of American voters than the establishment’s preferred policies.

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  • مؤسسةArabic
  • основаване, учреждениеBulgarian
  • establimentCatalan, Valencian
  • etablissementCzech
  • oprettelse, etableringDanish
  • καθεστώς, ίδρυμα, κατεστημένο, ίδρυσηGreek
  • establado, establiĝo, estiĝoEsperanto
  • establecimientoSpanish
  • establishment, yritys, perustaminenFinnish
  • establishment, établissementFrench
  • bunaíochtIrish
  • stèidheachadhScottish Gaelic
  • establecementoGalician
  • היווסד, ייסוד, ממסד, מוסדHebrew
  • स्थापनाHindi
  • istituzioneItalian
  • מפעלHebrew
  • 支配階級, 施設, 制度, 設置, 設立Japanese
  • پێکهێنانKurdish
  • bestel, vestigingDutch
  • etableringNorwegian
  • sistema, estabelecimento, fundação, situaçãoPortuguese
  • colonie, așezământ, întreprindere, așezare, stabilire, instituție, stabiliment, instituire, instalareRomanian
  • учреждение, основание, истэблишмент, истеблишмент, установление, заведениеRussian
  • vladajuća garnitura (f), establišmentSerbo-Croatian
  • etablissemang, etablering, etablerandeSwedish
  • kuruluşTurkish
  • істеблішментUkrainian

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