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Overview of noun establishment

The noun establishment has 7 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (10) constitution, establishment, formation, organization, organisation

(the act of forming or establishing something; "the constitution of a PTA group last year"; "it was the establishment of his reputation"; "he still remembers the organization of the club")

2. (4) institution, establishment

(an organization founded and united for a specific purpose)

3. (3) administration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisation

(the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something; "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment")

4. (3) establishment

(a public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence)

5. (1) establishment

(any large organization)

6. establishment, ecesis

((ecology) the process by which a plant or animal becomes established in a new habitat)

7. establishment, validation

(the cognitive process of establishing a valid proof) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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