establishment


establishment

noun

Definition of ESTABLISHMENT

1
a building, room, or suite of rooms occupied by a service business <one of the best dining establishments in the city>
2
a commercial or industrial activity or organization <new business establishments sprang up all over in the postwar boom>
3
a public organization with a particular purpose or function <the proposed change in pollution standards was opposed by environmental establishments across the board>
4
a structure that is designed and built for a particular purpose <the city boasts a host of outstanding medical establishments>

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