established order

Definition of established order

:the way things are usually done in society, in an organization, etc.
  • He challenged the established order.

Word by Word Definitions

establish play established
  1. : to institute (something, such as a law) permanently by enactment or agreement

  2. : settle

  3. : to make firm or stable

order play
  1. : to put in order : arrange

  2. : to give an order to : command

  3. : destine, ordain

  1. : a group of people united in a formal way: such as

  2. : a fraternal society

  3. : a community under a religious rule


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