Translation of "establishment" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ɪˈstæb.lɪʃ.mənt/ us /ɪˈstæb.lɪʃ.mənt/

establishment noun (ORGANIZATION)

C1 [ C ] a business or other organization, or the place where an organization operates

an educational/financial/religious establishment 教育/金融/宗教机构
the establishment [ S, + sing/pl verb ]

the important and powerful people who control a country or an organization, especially those who support the existing situation

Critics said judges were on the side of the establishment. 持批评意见的人称法官们站在了权势集团的一边。

More examples

  • She seems to have spent all her life studying in educational establishments.
  • For an inexpensive place to stay, the guide book recommends a small family-run establishment near the cathedral.
  • They embarked on a tour of the city's many drinking establishments.
  • This large, rather run-down establishment offers rooms for US$8.
  • This 16-room hotel offers more than the usual two-star establishment, though its location is not very good.

establishment noun (START)

C1 [ U ] the process of starting or creating something, for example, an organization

Since its establishment in 1945, the United Nations has played a dominant role in the development of international law.
The establishment of new areas of employment is a priority. 创建新的就业领域是当务之急。

(Translation of “establishment” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)