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establishmentˈstæblɪʃmənt/noun
pluralestablishments
establishment
ˈstæblɪʃmənt/
noun
pluralestablishments
Learner's definition of ESTABLISHMENT  
[count] : a place or organization where people live or do business
[noncount] : the act of establishing something or someone: such as
: the act of starting something that will last for a long time
   b : the act of causing something or someone to be widely known and accepted
[singular]often disapproving 
orEstablishment
: the people in business, government, etc., who have power over the other people in a society— usually used with the
   b the establishment : the part of a particular group that has power or control
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