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es·tab·lish·ment

 (ĭ-stăb′lĭsh-mənt)
n.
1.
a. The act of establishing.
b. The condition or fact of being established.
2. Something established, as:
a. An arranged order or system, especially a legal code.
b. A permanent civil, political, or military organization.
c. An established church.
d. A place of residence or business with its possessions and staff.
e. A public or private institution, such as a hospital or school.
3. often Establishment An established social order, as:
a. A group of people holding most of the power and influence in a government or society. Often used with the.
b. A controlling group in a given field of activity. Often used with the.

establishment

(ɪˈstæblɪʃmənt)
n
1. the act of establishing or state of being established
2.
a. a business organization or other large institution
b. the place where a business is carried on
3. the staff and equipment of a commercial or other organization
4. (Military) the approved size, composition, and equipment of a military unit, government department, business division, etc, as formally promulgated
5. any large organization, institution, or system
6. a household or place of residence
7. a body of employees or servants
8. (modifier) belonging to or characteristic of the Establishment; orthodox or conservative: the establishment view of history.

Establishment

(ɪˈstæblɪʃmənt)
n
(Sociology) the Establishment a group or class of people having institutional authority within a society, esp those who control the civil service, the government, the armed forces, and the Church: usually identified with a conservative outlook

es•tab•lish•ment

(ɪˈstæb lɪʃ mənt)

n.
1. the act of establishing; the state or fact of being established.
2. something established; a constituted order or system.
3. the Establishment, the people and institutions constituting the existing power structure in society; institutional authority.
4. (often cap.) the dominant group in a field of endeavor or organization: the literary Establishment.
5. a household; place of residence including its furnishings, grounds, etc.
6. a place of business together with its employees, merchandise, equipment, etc.
7. a permanent civil, military, or other force or organization.
8. an institution, as a school or hospital.
9. an established church, esp. the Church of England.
10. Archaic. a fixed or settled income.
[1475–85]

establishment

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

Establishment

 the civil, military (1689), or political body or organization in a country; a household, 1803.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.establishment - 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"
commencement, start, beginning - the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
unionisation, unionization - act of forming labor unions; "the issue underlying the strike was unionization"
collectivisation, collectivization - the organization of a nation or economy on the basis of collectivism
communisation, communization - the organization of a nation of the basis of communism
federation - the act of constituting a political unity out of a number of separate states or colonies or provinces so that each member retains the management of its internal affairs
colonisation, colonization, settlement - the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies; "the British colonization of America"
2.establishment - an organization founded and united for a specific purposeestablishment - an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
organization, organisation - a group of people who work together
medical institution - an institution created for the practice of medicine
financial institution, financial organisation, financial organization - an institution (public or private) that collects funds (from the public or other institutions) and invests them in financial assets
issuer - an institution that issues something (securities or publications or currency etc.)
charity - an institution set up to provide help to the needy
company - an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage"
organized religion, religion, faith - an institution to express belief in a divine power; "he was raised in the Baptist religion"; "a member of his own faith contradicted him"
vicariate, vicarship - the religious institution under the authority of a vicar
educational institution - an institution dedicated to education
honorary society, academy - an institution for the advancement of art or science or literature
3.establishment - the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering somethingestablishment - 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"
body - a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity; "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"; "the student body"; "administrative body"
authorities, government, regime - the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"
Curia - (Roman Catholic Church) the central administration governing the Roman Catholic Church
top brass - the most important persons in a governing body
executive - persons who administer the law
judiciary, bench - persons who administer justice
county council - the elected governing body of a county
government officials, officialdom - people elected or appointed to administer a government
pecking order, power structure, hierarchy - the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body
management - those in charge of running a business
advisory board, planning board - a board appointed to advise the chief administrator
4.establishment - a public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence
business enterprise, commercial enterprise, business - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
academy - a learned establishment for the advancement of knowledge
institution - an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated
perfumery - an establishment where perfumes are made
phrontistery - an establishment for study and learning (sometimes including modern universities)
business establishment, place of business - an establishment (a factory or an assembly plant or retail store or warehouse etc.) where business is conducted, goods are made or stored or processed or where services are rendered
poorhouse - an establishment maintained at public expense in order to provide housing for the poor and homeless
school system - establishment including the plant and equipment for providing education from kindergarten through high school
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
university - establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching
5.establishment - any large organization
organization, organisation - a group of people who work together
6.establishment - (ecology) the process by which a plant or animal becomes established in a new habitat
bionomics, environmental science, ecology - the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
7.establishment - the cognitive process of establishing a valid proofestablishment - the cognitive process of establishing a valid proof
cogent evidence, proof - any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something; "if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it"

establishment

noun
1. creation, founding, setting up, foundation, institution, organization, formation, installation, inauguration, enactment discussions to explore the establishment of diplomatic relations
2. organization, company, business, firm, house, concern, operation, structure, institution, institute, corporation, enterprise, outfit (informal), premises, setup (informal) Shops and other commercial establishments remained closed today.
3. office, house, building, plant, quarters, factory a scientific research establishment
the Establishment the authorities, the system, the powers that be, the ruling class, the established order, institutionalized authority the revolution against the Establishment

establishment

noun
1. The act of founding or establishing:
2. A commercial organization:
Informal: outfit.
Translations
مُؤَسَّسَهمَسْكِن، مُنْشَأَه
etableringetablissementforetagendehusoprettelse
perustaminenyritys
háztartáslétesítés
heimilistofnun
skupinaustanovitev
etablissemang
evkurmakuruluşkurumtesis etme

establishment

[ɪsˈtæblɪʃmənt] N
1. (= setting-up) → establecimiento m; (= creation) → creación f
2. (= proof) [of innocence, guilt] → determinación f
3. (= business, house) → establecimiento m
a teaching/nursing establishmentun centro de enseñanza/de reposo
they have a smaller establishment nowadaysahora mantienen una casa más modesta, tienen menos servicio ahora
4. (Admin, Mil, Naut) (= personnel) → personal m
to be on the establishmentestar en plantilla
5. the Establishmentla clase dirigente
the literary/musical Establishmentlas altas esferas del mundo literario/musical
see also anti-Establishment
ESTABLISHMENT
En el Reino Unido el término Establishment hace referencia a la clase dirigente, es decir, al Gobierno, los altos cargos de la Administración pública, la Iglesia, las Fuerzas Armadas y a otras personas en puestos de influencia. Por lo general, se piensa que esta clase dirigente apoya el status quo tanto a nivel político como cultural o social.
En Estados Unidos, el Establishment se asocia sobre todo con Washington, donde se encuentra el gobierno federal, y en concreto con aquellos que estudiaron en universidades del noreste, especialmente Yale y Harvard.

establishment

[ɪˈstæblɪʃmənt] n
(= shop, restaurant) → établissement m
(= institution) → établissement m
(= setting up) → création f
(= powerful people) the Establishment → l'establishment m
the literary establishment → l'establishment littéraire

establishment

n
(= setting up, of relations, links) → Aufnahme f, → Herstellung f; (of committee) → Bildung f, → Einsetzung f; (of post) → Schaffung f, → Einrichtung f; (of peace) → Herstellung f; (of order) → Herstellung f, → Schaffung f; (of publisher’s list) → Bildung f; (of power, authority) → Festigung f, → (Wieder)herstellung f; (of reputation) → Begründung f
(= proving)Beweis m; the lawyer devoted a lot of time to the establishment of a few basic factsder Rechtsanwalt verwandte viel Zeit darauf, ein paar Tatsachen unter Beweis zu stellen
(= determining)Ermittlung f; establishment of the truthWahrheitsfindung f
(= institution etc)Institution f; (= hospital, school etc)Anstalt f, → Institution f; the school is a very modest establishmentdie Schule ist sehr bescheiden; commercial establishmentkommerzielles Unternehmen
(= household)Haus nt, → Haushalt m; to keep up a large establishmentein großes Haus führen
(Mil, Naut etc: personnel) → Truppenstärke f; war/peace establishmentKriegs-/Friedensstärke f
the Establishmentdas Establishment; establishment person(Erz)konservative(r) mf; establishment figureMitglied ntor Angehörige(r) mfdes Establishments

establishment

[ɪsˈtæblɪʃmənt] n
a. (of company) → costituzione f; (of state) → creazione f; (of committee) → istituzione f; (of law) → instaurazione f; (of reputation) → affermazione f
b. (business) → azienda (Admin, Mil, Naut) (personnel) → effettivo
a teaching establishment → un istituto d'istruzione
the Establishment → la classe dirigente, l'establishment m inv
the values of the Establishment → i valori tradizionali
the cultural Establishment → l'establishment culturale

establish

(iˈstӕbliʃ) verb
1. to settle firmly in a position (eg a job, business etc). He established himself (in business) as a jeweller.
2. to found; to set up (eg a university, a business). How long has the firm been established?
3. to show to be true; to prove. The police established that he was guilty.
eˈstablished adjective
settled or accepted. established customs.
eˈstablishment noun
1. the act of establishing.
2. an institution or organization. All employees of this establishment get a bonus at New Year.
3. a person's residence or household. a bachelor's establishment.
the Establishment
the people and institutions that control power or are dominant in a society and stick to traditions; one of these institutions. The hippies rebelled against the Establishment; the political/literary establishment.
References in classic literature ?
Beth began by rummaging everything out of the big closet where her family resided, but getting tired before half done, she left her establishment topsy-turvy and went to her music, rejoicing that she had no dishes to wash.
More deeply; since, with us, rank is the grosser substance of wealth and a splendid establishment, and has no spiritual existence after the death of these, but dies hopelessly along with them.
She might, and not improbably would, have suffered death from the stern tribunals of the period, for attempting to undermine the foundations of the Puritan establishment.
It was the whaleman who first broke through the jealous policy of the Spanish crown, touching those colonies; and, if space permitted, it might be distinctly shown how from those whalemen at last eventuated the liberation of Peru, Chili, and Bolivia from the yoke of Old Spain, and the establishment of the eternal democracy in those parts.
Everybody was sorry; but the master began directly to make arrangements for breaking up his establishment and leaving England.
He had the feeling that this whole huge establishment had taken him under its protection, and had become responsible for his welfare.
In fact, that corner was the drawing-room of the establishment.
He had taken me there ostensibly to let me see the big establishment which bought so much of his charcoal, but really to let me see what easy and almost familiar terms he was on with this great man.
The new Friederichsbad is a very large and beautiful building, and in it one may have any sort of bath that has ever been invented, and with all the additions of herbs and drugs that his ailment may need or that the physician of the establishment may consider a useful thing to put into the water.
There was no indecision or delay in the establishment of their relations; Rebecca's heart flew like an arrow to its mark, and her mind, meeting its superior, settled at once into an abiding attitude of respectful homage.
This establishment was under the care of two slaves--old Barney and young Barney--father and son.
Goddard was the mistress of a Schoolnot of a seminary, or an establishment, or any thing which professed, in long sentences of refined nonsense, to combine liberal acquirements with elegant morality, upon new principles and new systemsand where young ladies for enormous pay might be screwed out of health and into vanitybut a real, honest, oldfashioned Boardingschool, where a reasonable quantity of accomplishments were sold at a reasonable price, and where girls might be sent to be out of the way, and scramble themselves into a little education, without any danger of coming back prodigies.