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establishment 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/iˈstabliSHmənt/,
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establishments, plural;
  1. The action of establishing something or being established
    • - the establishment of a scholarship renews that personal interest of donors in students
  2. The recognition by the state of a national church or religion
    • - Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion
  3. A marriage

  4. A business organization, public institution, or household
    • - hotels or catering establishments
  5. The premises or staff of such an organization
    • - she entered this establishment as our housemaid
  6. A group in a society exercising power and influence over matters of policy or taste, and seen as resisting change

  7. An influential group within a specified profession or area of activity
    • - rumblings of discontent among the medical establishment
  8. The ecclesiastical system organized by law

  9. The Church of England or of Scotland


  1. constitution: 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: an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
  3. administration: 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 ...
  4. a public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence
  5. any large organization
  6. (ecology) the process by which a plant or animal becomes established in a new habitat
  7. A state religion (also called an official religion, established church or state church) is a religious body or creed officially endorsed by the state. Practically, a state without a state religion is called a secular state. ...
  8. Establishment is a term used commonly by Pakistani analysts and also by political scholars around the world for the Military dominant oligarchy in Pakistan. ...
  9. The Establishment is a term used to refer to the dominant group or elite holding the effective power or authority in an organization, society, or field of endeavour, in particular when viewed as being opposed to change. ...
  10. The Establishment was a London nightclub which opened in October 1961, at 18 Greek Street, Soho and was famous in retrospect for satire although actually more notable at the time for jazz and other events. ...
  11. The Establishment is a super hero group that was operated by the British government within the Wildstorm Universe. The comic of the same name was published by WildStorm Productions and ran from 2001 - 2002. ...
  12. The act of establishing; a ratifying or ordaining; settlement; confirmation; The state of being established, founded, etc. ...
  13. (Established) the state of a plant when it is adjusted to the site and thriving.
  14. (ESTABLISHED) represents that the port is ready to receive/send data from/to the remote TCP. (set by TCP clients and servers)
  15. (Established) 1914 - First Lit : March 4, 1919
  16. (Established) Brought into service, placed in position.
  17. (Established) To place an authorized aid to navigation in operation for the first time.
  18. (Established) When a plants roots have become firmly rooted and the plant begins to show new growth.
  19. (established) to give (a church) the status of a national institution
  20. An established plant is one that is firmly rooted and is producing a good growth of leaves. But remember that an established container plant, such as one you buy from a nursery, must have time to reestablish itself after you transplant it.
  21. (Establishing) Wide shot, usually from a distance, showing much of the location. Sets up location, especially at the beginning of the movie. Extreme Close-up (ECU) The subject is much larger than the frame. Provides more detail than a close-up. ...
  22. The entry of an initial order for child support.
  23. The process of proving paternity and/or obtaining a court or administrative order to put a child support obligation in place.
  24. The process of a species in a new habitat reproducing at a level sufficient to ensure continued survival without infusion of new genetic material from outside the system.
  25. A manufacturing, commercial or retail business or profession.