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adjective British English pronunciation: established /ɪˈstæblɪʃt/

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  1. 1
    having existed for a long time, and therefore recognized as good or successful

    an old established family firm

    They have well-established connections with the Japanese company.

    established procedures/methods/criteria

    1. a.
      established people are well known for being good at their job

      The cast includes several established stars, as well as two talented newcomers.

  2. 2
    established organizations have official authority

    The new Academy sees itself as an alternative to established institutions.

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