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Establishment

Es`tab´lish`ment
n.1.The act of establishing; a ratifying or ordaining; settlement; confirmation.
2.The state of being established, founded, and the like; fixed state.
3.That which is established;
Exposing the shabby parts of the establishment.
- W. Irving.
Establishment of the port
(Hydrography) a datum on which the tides are computed at the given port, obtained by observation, viz., the interval between the moon's passage over the meridian and the time of high water at the port, on the days of new and full moon.
Noun1.establishment - the act of forming something; "the constitution of a PTA group last year"; "it was the establishment of his reputation"; "he still remembers the organization of the club"
2.establishment - an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
Synonyms: institution
3.establishment - the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something; "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"
4.establishment - a public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence
5.establishment - any large organization
6.establishment - (ecology) the process by which a plant or animal becomes established in a new habitat
Synonyms: ecesis
7.establishment - the cognitive process of establishing a valid proof
Synonyms: validation
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