the establishment

noun

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

Examples of the establishment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The poll separately found that 63% of Jewish Israelis oppose the establishment of a Palestinian state, while 73% of Arab Israelis are in support. NBC News, 21 Feb. 2024 The State Board of education needs a solid conservative fighter with an outsider perspective to take on the establishment and tackle the big issues Texas children face in the classroom. Harrison Mantas, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 15 Feb. 2024 These individuals often share a common understanding of the reasons behind the establishment of the Trust. Matthew Erskine, Forbes, 12 Feb. 2024 The bad weather shuts down power to the local bar, and at the same time, the establishment starts to run low on Budweiser. Kelli Bender, Peoplemag, 6 Feb. 2024 The concept of passive building originated in 1996 with the establishment of the Passive House Institute in Germany. Jenna Anderson, Sunset Magazine, 5 Feb. 2024 Since the war, the White House has doubled down on a longstanding US position supporting the establishment of an independent Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza, which Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejects. Abbas Al Lawati, CNN, 2 Feb. 2024 His efforts led to the establishment of the Civil Rights Act of 1942 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The Indianapolis Star, 1 Feb. 2024 Amid signs of a rapprochement between him and the establishment, Sharif in October staged a choreographed return to Lahore, his hometown. Shaiq Hussain, Washington Post, 8 Feb. 2024 See More

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“The establishment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20establishment. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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