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1Having been in existence for a long time and therefore recognized and generally accepted.‘the ceremony was an established event in the annual calendar’‘an established artist’
well known, recognized, acclaimed, esteemed, acknowledgedaccepted, traditional, orthodox, habitual, confirmed, entrenched, set, fixed, official, settled, dyed-in-the-wool, inveterateView synonyms
- ‘As a firmly established principle of Community law it may be used to challenge Community action and also State action.’
- ‘Why this was not an already established practice is a mystery to critics.’
- ‘Great store was placed on the retention of previously established practices and it was deliberate policy to foster traditional loyalties.’
- ‘Other, more established artists who get marginalized at larger conventions got the star attention they deserve.’
- ‘It includes work from emerging and more established artists from across Europe.’
- ‘They offer more hardware and warranty per dollar than do the more established brands.’
- ‘Free trade, like free love, poses a threat to the established order.’
- 1.1 (of a plant) having taken root; growing well.
- ‘Protect blossom on established trees from frost at night with sheets of polythene, netting, or even newspaper.’
- ‘Balanced granular fertiliser can be applied around all established plants in spring.’
2(of a church or religion) recognized by the government as the national church or religion.
- ‘He believed in religious toleration but supported an established church, the Anglican Communion.’
- ‘The disestablishment of the Church is not a radical proposal; an established Church is an anachronism.’
- ‘So even setting aside the religious or constitutional objections to an established church and a national religion of any kind, the case for disestablishment on this premise alone is as valid as it was a century ago.’
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