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establishes

verb , present tense third-person singular of establish

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1 to gain full recognition or acceptance of
  • a first novel that established him as one of the most promising writers of his generation
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2 to show the existence or truth of by evidence
  • the developers haven't established that there's a need for another shopping center in town
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3 to be responsible for the creation and early operation or use of
  • established the first school for the education of Native Americans
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