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Definition of Establishment

Establishment

  1. The act of establishing; a ratifying or ordaining; settlement; confirmation.
  2. The state of being established, founded, and the like; fixed state.
  3. 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.

Establishment Quotations

One change always leaves the way open for the establishment of others.
Niccolo Machiavelli

If it was up to me, there wouldn't be no such thing as the establishment.
Jimi Hendrix

There is massive propaganda for everyone to consume. Consumption is good for profits and consumption is good for the political establishment.
Noam Chomsky

Doubt, indulged and cherished, is in danger of becoming denial; but if honest, and bent on thorough investigation, it may soon lead to full establishment of the truth.
Ambrose Bierce

The First Amendment only says 'Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion.' It can disrespect all it wants.
P. J. O'Rourke
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Establishment Translations

establishment in Dutch is etablissement, instelling, vestiging
establishment in Italian is stabilimento, organizzazione
establishment in Norwegian is etablissement, etablering
establishment in Portuguese is estabelecimento
establishment in Spanish is establecimiento, arreglo, institucion

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