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establish

verb /iˈstӕbliʃ/
to settle firmly in a position (eg a job, business etc)
establecer(se)
He established himself (in business) as a jeweller.
to found; to set up (eg a university, a business)
fundar
How long has the firm been established?
to show to be true; to prove
probar
The police established that he was guilty.
established adjective settled or accepted
establecido
established customs.
establishment noun the act of establishing
establecimiento
the establishment of the United Nations in 1945.
an institution or organization
institución
All employees of this establishment get a bonus at New Year.
a person’s residence or household
residencia
a bachelor’s establishment.
the Establishment noun the people and institutions that control power or are dominant in a society and stick to traditions; one of these institutions
el sistema
The hippies rebelled against the Establishment the political/literary establishment.
(Definition of establish from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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