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noun as in organization; creation

noun as in power structure in society

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He wouldn’t have taken those positions if he didn’t think they were viable as priorities with the party establishment.

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If my employees had more money, I reasoned, they’d have more money to spend at those same establishments.

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They’ve championed a surveillance ordinance and the establishment of a privacy advisory commission that would vet technology and its impacts before being considered by the City Council.

Meanwhile, Kennedy’s endorsers include establishment heavyweights such as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

You can visit establishments like Axis Nightclub and Level Dining Lounge.

Satirists occupy a perilous position—to skewer dogma and cant, and to antagonize the establishment while needing its protection.

Satirists are reliant ultimately on the very establishment they mock.

Two factors made Hiram Revels especially interesting to the Washington establishment.

Ironically, the play deals with the ‘management’ of information by the Establishment.

Before his writing days, London used the Oakland establishment to conduct his studies.

Mrs. Wurzel was quite right; they had been supplied, regardless of cost, from Messrs. Rochet and Stole's well-known establishment.

We had half a dozen passengers to Ferrara; for the rest of the way, I had this extensive traveling establishment to myself.

On the establishment of the Empire Berthier, like many another, received the reward for his faithfulness to Napoleon.

If schooling is a training in expression and communication, college is essentially the establishment of broad convictions.

Orlean had secured a position in a ladies' tailoring establishment at five dollars and fifty cents a week, and there he went.


On this page you'll find 98 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to establishment, such as: formation, formulation, founding, inauguration, installation, and institution.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.