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n. - The act of forming something; A public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence;

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Usage examples (37)
  • Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.
  • It was the establishment of his reputation
  • He quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment
  • Personally I feel as if the establishment is attacking Pres.
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