- IPA: /ɪˈstæblɪʃmənt/
- 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.
- 1787, Article Seven of the United States Constitution
- The Ratification of the Conventions of nine States, shall be sufficient for the Establishment of this Constitution between the States so ratifying the Same.
- The state of being established, founded, etc.; fixed state.
- The firm celebrated twenty years since their establishment by updating their look.
- 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.
- Pedro's is a fine establishment serving a variety of delicious food.
- Exposing the shabby parts of the establishment.
- (usually with "the") The ruling class or authority group in a society; especially, an entrenched authority dedicated to preserving the status quo. Also Establishment.
- It's often necessary to question the establishment to get things done.
- The number of staff required to run a department or organisation (often used in the context of healthcare and other public services).
- The cancer department has an establishment of 10 doctors and 30 nurses.
- (act of establishing), (that which is established) foundation
- (act of establishing) abolition
- French: établissement
- Portuguese: estabelecimento, fundação
- Russian: основа́ние
- Spanish: establecimiento
- French: establishment, établissement
- Italian: classe dirigente, establishment
- Portuguese: situação, sistema
- Russian: исте́блишмент
- Spanish: establishment