established

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Established is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
established

Comparative
more established

Superlative
most established

  1. If an institution, system, etc. is established, it has existed for some time and is probably well known.
    The established church leaders often do no wish to see changes that might reduce their power.
    The fact that the earth is a ball is well established.

Verb[change]

Plain form
establish

Third-person singular
establishes

Past tense
established

Past participle
established

Present participle
establishing

  1. The past tense and past participle of establish.
    Now that we've established what order we're presenting in, let's get started.

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