establishment - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
noun 

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/ɪˈstæblɪʃmənt/
singularestablishment
pluralestablishments
  1. 2

    the establishment

    the most important and powerful people in a country, who are often thought of as being conservative and wanting to preserve their own power and influence
  2. 3
    [uncountable] the process of starting or creating something such as an organization
    establishment of:

    Davis proposed the establishment of a committee with investigative powers.