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establishment

  

      n  
1    the act of establishing or state of being established  
2   
a    a business organization or other large institution  
b    the place where a business is carried on  
3    the staff and equipment of a commercial or other organization  
4    the approved size, composition, and equipment of a military unit, government department, business division, etc., as formally promulgated  
5    any large organization, institution, or system  
6    a household or place of residence  
7    a body of employees or servants  
8    modifier   belonging to or characteristic of the Establishment; orthodox or conservative  
the establishment view of history     


Establishment  
      n   the. a group or class of people having institutional authority within a society, esp. those who control the civil service, the government, the armed forces, and the Church: usually identified with a conservative outlook  
war establishment  
      n   the full wartime complement of men, equipment, and vehicles of a military unit  
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Establishment  
      n   the. a group or class of people having institutional authority within a society, esp. those who control the civil service, the government, the armed forces, and the Church: usually identified with a conservative outlook  


establishment  
      n  
1    the act of establishing or state of being established  
2   
a    a business organization or other large institution  
b    the place where a business is carried on  
3    the staff and equipment of a commercial or other organization  
4    the approved size, composition, and equipment of a military unit, government department, business division, etc., as formally promulgated  
5    any large organization, institution, or system  
6    a household or place of residence  
7    a body of employees or servants  
8    modifier   belonging to or characteristic of the Establishment; orthodox or conservative  
the establishment view of history     
war establishment  
      n   the full wartime complement of men, equipment, and vehicles of a military unit  

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establishment

  
1    creation, enactment, formation, foundation, founding, inauguration, installation, institution, organization, setting up  
2    business, company, concern, corporation, enterprise, firm, house, institute, institution, organization, outfit     (informal)   setup     (informal)   structure, system  
3    building, factory, house, office, plant, quarters  
4    abode, domicile, dwelling, home, house, household, pad     (slang)   residence  
5    the Establishment      established order, institutionalized authority, ruling class, the powers that be, the system  

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n.
the preferred terminology used among the management hierarchy of a business establishment in reference to native ideas and common interests related to their particular field.
syn.: slang, jargon
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