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  • v  set up or found
  • v  set up or lay the groundwork for
    establish a new department
  • v  establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment
  • v  institute, enact, or establish
  • v  bring about
    The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth
  • v  place
  • v  build or establish something abstract
  • v  use as a basis for; found on

  • Motherhood, the Stars and Stripes and God were equal parts of a lifelong strategy that would establish Metro Goldwyn Mayer as the industry's dominant film factory, from the silent .
  • Lacking the vast charisma that enabled his brother to hold on to power for nearly a half-century, Ral can go one of two ways to establish his legitimacy: he can return to his .
  • It is intended to establish a new, firmer--a doctrinal--foundation for such support by declaring equally worthy all armed resistance to Communism, whether foreign or indigenously .
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  • Roza Otunbayeva in USA Today
    We are engaged in a tough fight. After years of war, we have arrived at a critical moment. We must demonstrate to the Afghan people, and to the world, that Al Qaeda and its network of extremist allies will not be allowed to once again establish... David Petraeus NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan (blog) Jul 4, 2010 34188 43687 establish The situation in the Osh region has spun out of control," Otunbayeva told reporters. "Attempts to establish a dialogue have failed, and fighting and rampages are continuing. We need outside forces to quell confrontation."
  • Patric Verrone in Xinhua
    This was not a strike we wanted, but one we had to conduct in order to win jurisdiction and establish appropriate residuals for writing in new media and on the Internet,Verrone said through a statement released Tuesday evening.

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