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One entry found for establish.
Main Entry: es·tab·lish
Pronunciation: is-primarystresstab-lish
Function: verb
1 : to make a permanent part of a nation's laws <establish a constitution>
2 : to put securely in place or cause to have a firm and lasting position <establish a statue on its base>
3 a : to bring into existence : FOUND <establish a republic> <establish a school> b : to cause to exist : BRING ABOUT <establish a good relationship> <establish radio contact>
4 : to set on a firm basis <establish their children in business>
5 : to gain full recognition or acceptance of <establish a claim> <establish new ideas> <established their innocence>
- es·tab·lish·er noun

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