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1 a building, room, or suite of rooms occupied by a service business
  • one of the best dining establishments in the city

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2 a commercial or industrial activity or organization
  • new business establishments sprang up all over in the postwar boom

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3 a public organization with a particular purpose or function
  • the proposed change in pollution standards was opposed by environmental establishments across the board

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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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The first known use of establishment was in the 15th century

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“Establishment.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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