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established at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[ıs'tæblıʃt]

established at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

W3 adj [only before noun]
1 already in use or existing for a long period of time: --Competition from established businesses can be formidable.// -- well-established teaching methods// --By 1969 the civil rights movement was already an established fact .// --Every once in a while, the established order (=people who rule) is overthrown.//
2 known to do a particular job well, because you have done it for a long time: --an established professor of French literature//
3 established church/religion: especially BrE the official church or religion in a particular country//

established at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

168 Moby Thesaurus words for "established":
accepted, acknowledged, actual, admitted, ascertained, assigned,
assured, attested, authenticated, borne out, categorically true,
certain, certified, chronic, circumstantiated, confirmed,
conformable, consuetudinary, conventional, corroborated, current,
customary, decided, deep-dyed, deep-engraven, deep-fixed,
deep-grounded, deep-laid, deep-rooted, deep-seated, deep-set,
deep-settled, demonstrated, deployed, determinate, determined,
documentary, dyed-in-the-wool, effectual, embedded, embosomed,
embossed, emplaced, engrafted, engraved, ensconced, entrenched,
etched, everyday, factual, familiar, fast, firmly established,
fixed, folk, generally accepted, graven, guaranteed, hallowed,
handed down, heroic, historical, hoary, immemorial, implanted,
impressed, imprinted, in the bag, incorrigible, inculcated,
indelibly impressed, infixed, ingrained, ingrown, installed,
instilled, inveterate, inwrought, irreversible, legendary, located,
long-established, long-standing, made sure, mythological,
nailed down, normal, not in error, objectively true, obtaining,
of long standing, of the folk, old-line, on a rock, on bedrock,
on ice, open-and-shut, oral, ordinary, placed, planted, popular,
positioned, posted, prescribed, prescriptive, prevalent, proved,
proven, real, received, recognized, regular, regulation, rooted,
seated, secure, set, settled, settled in habit, shown, situate,
situated, spotted, stabilized, standard, stated, stationed, stock,
substantiated, sure-enough, tested, thorough, time-honored,
traditional, tried, tried and true, true, true as gospel,
true-blue, truthful, unconfuted, undenied, understood, undoubted,
unerroneous, unfallacious, unfalse, unmistaken, unquestionable,
unrefuted, unwritten, usual, validated, venerable, veracious,
verified, veritable, vested, warranted, well-established,
well-founded, well-grounded, well-set, well-settled, widespread,
wonted, worshipful

established at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Permanence): stable, persisting, permanent, established, unchanged, intact, inviolate, persistent, unfailing, undestroyed, unrepealed, conservative, stationary.

established at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective [only before noun]
1 respected or given official status because it has existed or been used for a long time:
They are an established company with a good reputation. * This unit is now an established part of the course.
see also WELL ESTABLISHED
2 (of a person) well known and respected in a job, etc. that they have been doing for a long time:
an established actor
3 (of a Church or a religion) made official for a country

established at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective [only before noun]
1 respected or given official status because it has existed or been used for a long time:
They are an established company with a good reputation. * This unit is now an established part of the course.
see also WELL ESTABLISHED
2 (of a person) well known and respected in a job, etc. that they have been doing for a long time:
an established actor
3 (of a Church or a religion) made official for a country

Established at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Establish \Es*tab"lish\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Established}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Establishing}.] [OE. establissen, OF. establir,
F. ['e]tablir, fr. L. stabilire, fr. stabilis firm, steady,
stable. See {Stable}, a., {-ish}, and cf. {Stablish}.]
1. To make stable or firm; to fix immovably or firmly; to set
(a thing) in a place and make it stable there; to settle;
to confirm.

So were the churches established in the faith.
--Acts xvi. 5.

The best established tempers can scarcely forbear
being borne down. --Burke.

Confidence which must precede union could be
established only by consummate prudence and
self-control. --Bancroft.

2. To appoint or constitute for permanence, as officers,
laws, regulations, etc.; to enact; to ordain.

By the consent of all, we were established The
people's magistrates. --Shak.

Now, O king, establish the decree, and sign the
writing, that it be not changed. --Dan. vi. 8.

3. To originate and secure the permanent existence of; to
found; to institute; to create and regulate; -- said of a
colony, a state, or other institutions.

He hath established it [the earth], he created it
not in vain, he formed it to be inhabited. --Is.
xlv. 18.

Woe to him that buildeth a town with blood, and
establisheth a city by iniquity! --Hab. ii. 12.

4. To secure public recognition in favor of; to prove and
cause to be accepted as true; as, to establish a fact,
usage, principle, opinion, doctrine, etc.

At the mouth of two witnesses, or at the mouth of
three witnesses, shall the matter be established.
--Deut. xix.
15.

5. To set up in business; to place advantageously in a fixed
condition; -- used reflexively; as, he established himself
in a place; the enemy established themselves in the
citadel.

established at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

established
adj 1: brought about or set up or accepted; especially long
established; "the established social order"; "distrust
the constituted authority"; "a team established as a
member of a major league"; "enjoyed his prestige as an
established writer"; "an established precedent"; "the
established Church" [syn: {constituted}] [ant: {unestablished}]
2: securely established; "an established reputation"; "holds a
firm position as the country's leading poet" [syn: {firm}]
3: settled securely and unconditionally; "that smoking causes
health problems is an accomplished fact" [syn: {accomplished},
{effected}]
4: shown to be valid beyond a reasonable doubt; "the
established facts in the case"
5: conforming with accepted standards; "a conventional view of
the world" [syn: {conventional}]
6: introduced from another region and persisting without
cultivation [syn: {naturalized}]

established at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: suffix » establish|ed.

Pronunciation

* Inter: audio » en-us-established.ogg|Audio (US)

Verb

established
  • Inter: past of » establish

    Adjective

    Inter: en-ad » j

  • Of a religion, church etc.: formally recognized by a state as being official within that area.
    1. 2009, Inter: w » Diarmaid MacCulloch, A History of Christianity, Penguin 2010, p. 731:
    2. : Anglicanism did manage to strengthen its position in the southern English American colonies after Charles II's restoration (even in cosmopolitan New York), gaining established status in six out of the eventual thirteen.


    Derived terms

    * established church
    • long-established

      Synonyms

      * Inter: l » en|estd. Inter: qualifier » abbreviation


    Translation: de » established
    Translation: et » established
    Translation: el » established
    Translation: es » established
    Translation: fa » established
    Translation: fr » established
    Translation: ko » established
    Translation: io » established
    Translation: it » established
    Translation: la » established
    Translation: li » established
    Translation: hu » established
    Translation: mg » established
    Translation: ml » established
    Translation: my » established
    Translation: ja » established
    Translation: pl » established
    Translation: sm » established
    Category: simple:established -
    Translation: fi » established
    Translation: sv » established
    Translation: ta » established
    Translation: te » established
    Translation: vi » established
    Translation: zh » established