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adjective established pronunciation in British English /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.



a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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