Translation of "establishment" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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establishmentnoun

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

企業;機構;單位
an educational/financial/religious establishment 教育/金融/宗教機構
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

(尤指支持維持現狀的)當權派,統治集團,權勢集團:
Critics said judges were on the side of the establishment. 批評家聲稱法官們站在權勢集團的一邊。

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

建立;創立
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. 創建新的就業領域是當務之急。

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