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established - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'established' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Established [ imp. & p. p.]
- of Establish

Meaning of 'established' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . established [ a]
Meaning (1):
- brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established
Example in sentence:
  • a team established as a member of a major league;
  • an established precedent;
  • distrust the constituted authority;
  • enjoyed his prestige as an established writer;
  • the established Church;
  • the established social order
2 . established [ s]
Meaning (2):
- conforming with accepted standards
Example in sentence:
  • a conventional view of the world
Meaning (3):
- settled securely and unconditionally
Example in sentence:
  • that smoking causes health problems is an accomplished fact
Meaning (4):
- shown to be valid beyond a reasonable doubt
Example in sentence:
  • the established facts in the case