established

adjective
1. brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established (Freq. 7)
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the established social order

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distrust the constituted authority

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a team established as a member of a major league

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enjoyed his prestige as an established writer

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an established precedent

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the established Church

Syn: ↑constituted
Ant: ↑unestablished
Similar to:
2. settled securely and unconditionally (Freq. 1)
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that smoking causes health problems is an accomplished fact

Syn: ↑accomplished, ↑effected
Similar to: ↑settled
3. conforming with accepted standards (Freq. 1)
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a conventional view of the world

Syn: ↑conventional
Similar to: ↑orthodox
Derivationally related forms: ↑conventionality (for: ↑conventional)
4. shown to be valid beyond a reasonable doubt
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the established facts in the case

Similar to: ↑proved, ↑proven
5. introduced from another region and persisting without cultivation
Syn: ↑naturalized
Similar to: ↑foreign, ↑strange

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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