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, organisationnoun

    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, establishmentnoun

    an organization founded and united for a specific purpose

  3. administration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisationnoun

    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. establishmentnoun

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

  5. establishmentnoun

    any large organization

  6. establishment, ecesisnoun

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

  7. establishment, validationnoun

    the cognitive process of establishing a valid proof

Wiktionary

  1. establishmentnoun

    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. establishmentnoun

    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. establishmentnoun

    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. establishmentnoun

    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. Establishmentnoun

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

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

  2. Establishmentnoun

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

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

  3. Establishmentnoun

    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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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. Jeffrey McCall:

    The establishment media seems unwilling to investigate the story from the standpoint of international relations, but finds it easier to look at gas lines and gas prices, while it is true that there are other news items taking space in the news agenda, this cyberattack has many high impact implications that are missing from the reporting thus far. The media seem more interested in the GOP squabble over Liz Cheney, for example, than this more impactful cyberattack story.

  2. Matthew Dowd:

    He begins to run the table, only way I see a real path for the establishment to stop Donald Trump is if Donald Trump loses Iowa. And I see no path for Cruz unless Cruz wins Iowa.

  3. Republican Michigan Rep. Todd Courser:

    I can say nothing prepared me for the caustic nature of the Lansing mafia, the entirety of the state House and state government is controlled and manipulated for the political advantage and to the benefit of the establishment powers.

  4. Mo Brooks:

    The establishment is rallying behind a registered lobbyist as their candidate and that registered lobbyist of course has made a lot of friends in special interest groups and members of those special interest groups. And they're pouring money into her campaign.

  5. Jill Stein:

    We thought that where requests were made that violated basic constitutional protections, that wasn't a good idea, not for anybody, and we did not want to be part of setting a precedent that intrudes further on our civil liberties, legitimate concerns about interference in our election should not be twisted into a campaign of censorship, war-mongering and political intimidation against opposition to the bipartisan establishment.

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  • مؤسسةArabic
  • основаване, учреждениеBulgarian
  • establimentCatalan, Valencian
  • etablissementCzech
  • etablering, oprettelseDanish
  • ίδρυση, καθεστώς, κατεστημένο, ίδρυμαGreek
  • estiĝo, establiĝo, establadoEsperanto
  • establecimientoSpanish
  • establishment, yritys, perustaminenFinnish
  • établissement, establishmentFrench
  • bunaíochtIrish
  • stèidheachadhScottish Gaelic
  • establecementoGalician
  • מוסד, ייסוד, ממסד, היווסדHebrew
  • स्थापनाHindi
  • istituzioneItalian
  • מפעלHebrew
  • 支配階級, 設立, 設置, 制度, 施設Japanese
  • پێکهێنانKurdish
  • vestiging, bestelDutch
  • etableringNorwegian
  • sistema, estabelecimento, situação, fundaçãoPortuguese
  • stabiliment, așezământ, întreprindere, instalare, instituire, așezare, stabilire, instituție, colonieRomanian
  • истэблишмент, установление, истеблишмент, заведение, учреждение, основаниеRussian
  • vladajuća garnitura (f), establišmentSerbo-Croatian
  • etablerande, etablering, etablissemangSwedish
  • kuruluşTurkish
  • істеблішментUkrainian

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    • A. aspiration
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