established established  /ɪ ˈstæb lɪʃt/


  1. (adj) brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established
  2. (adj) settled securely and unconditionally
  3. (adj) conforming with accepted standards
  4. (adj) shown to be valid beyond a reasonable doubt
  5. (adj) introduced from another region and persisting without cultivation


  1. A well-established casino-hotel that cost $5,000,000 often takes in as much from gambling in just one year.
  2. He briefly established his own desolate congregation, living with them in tents and packing crates in nearby Palestine, Texas.
  3. After the Soviet invasion in 1979 she established schools and orphanages for refugees pouring over the border into Pakistan.


  1. ‘Man of Steel’: Day 3 of inappropriate tweets about Henry Cavill — with polls!

    Having already established the level of inappropriate appreciation being expressed for the handsomeness of Man of Steel‘s Superman Henry Cavill
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Entertainment Weekly

  2. Funeral scheduled for Jason Leffler; Trust fund established for son

    The funeral for Jason Leffler is scheduled to be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, at Grace Covenant Church in Cornelius, N.C. Leffler, a NASCAR driver who w on races in the Nationwide and Truck Series, was killed Wednesday in a sprint car accident at Bridgeport Speedway -- a dirt track in New Jersey. A trust fund has also been established for Leffler's 5-year-old son, Charlie Dean and, in ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: SB Nation

  3. Bench press mark established by 91-year-old lifter

    Bench press mark established by 91-year-old lifter
    on June 15, 2013     Source: CBS Sports


  1. Armstrong's official site said: "Yesterday's Wall Street Journal is full of false accusations and more of the same old news from Floyd Landis, a person with zero credibility and an established pattern of recanting tomorrow what he...
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Lance Armstrong Source:

  2. Then on March 19th there was the pope's letter to the Catholics of Ireland where, addressing the bishops directly, he said: "It cannot be denied that some of you and your predecessors failed, at times grievously, to apply the long-established norms...
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Irish Times

  3. "From nearly the day he arrived in 2001, Richard Seymour established himself as one of our premier players for nearly a decade," Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Sunday.
    on Sep 6, 2009 By: Bill Belichick Source: Tampa Tribune

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affectation affectation
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