the establishment

Definition of the establishment

  1. :  the part of a particular group that has power or control His novels were disliked by the literary establishment. the medical establishment

Word by Word Definitions

establishmentplay
  1. :  something established: such as

    :  a settled arrangement

    :  a code of laws


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