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establish

verb
 
 
/ɪˈstæblɪʃ/
[T, often passive] to start a company or organization that will continue for a long time: The firm was established in 1822. The company intends to establish a presence in Korea.
establish yourself [T] to reach a successful position over a period of time: He has established himself as one of the most active business leaders in the community. The company quickly established itself as a recognized global brand.
(Definition of establish from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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