verb (used with object)
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It led a successful campaign to reduce the pollution caused by coal-fired power plants in the US, helped limit the US power sector’s CO2 emissions, and helped establish regulations of diesel, shipping, and methane emissions.Want to fight climate change effectively? Here’s where to donate your money.|Sigal Samuel|September 17, 2020|Vox
It can never become mathematics, because those values aren’t fixed or established.Christian Puglisi Is Closing His Influential Copenhagen Restaurants. COVID Is Only Partly to Blame|Rafael Tonon|September 17, 2020|Eater
Having established itself as one of the leading e-commerce players in India, Amazon is now casting a wider net in the country.Amazon’s fintech push is a play to dig further into India|Ananya Bhattacharya|September 17, 2020|Quartz
Take advantage of that to consciously establish the new habits you actually want.How a vacation—or a pandemic—can help you adopt better habits now|matthewheimer|September 12, 2020|Fortune
Investor groups commit to establishing lasting relationships with founders in the program and to uphold accountability for representation within their organizations and their investment portfolios.
Huckabee will also need to establish a reliable fundraising base, something that up until now has proved to be elusive.
The king set about punishing Marshal, opposing his attempts to establish his family in their lands in Ireland and Wales.England’s Greatest Knight Puts ‘Game of Thrones’ to Shame|William O’Connor|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They backed him when the Sandinistas tried to establish their own Cuban-inspired dictatorship.China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution|Nina Lakhani|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With Mac and Jesse we wanted to establish a friendship that was mostly a product of their common situation and enclosed world.Nitehawk Shorts Festival: ‘Brute,’ a Twisted Take on Playing in the Dark|Julia Grinberg|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And she credits her mother for helping to establish who that woman was early on: independent, free, self-reliant.Diane von Furstenberg: How I Learned to Love My Wrap Dress|Lizzie Crocker|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For these and other reasons, your petitioners pray that Congress will establish its sovereignty over said Territory.A History of Oregon, 1792-1849|William Henry Gray
In high school he had sought to establish himself as a hardened sinner—a drinker and tough citizen.Gargoyles|Ben Hecht
Burr, in committee, frankly declared that the surplus was to establish a bank, and Governor Jay signed the bill.The Life of John Marshall Volume 3 of 4|Albert J. Beveridge
The distance to which they can work forward and establish themselves under these conditions will depend on the ground.
This disruption will establish in America all the evil conditions of Europe from which our fathers fled hither.The Brothers' War|John Calvin Reed
British Dictionary definitions for establish
verb (usually tr)
- to cause (a plant) to grow or (of a plant) to grow in a new placethe birch scrub has established over the past 25 years
- to become or cause to become a sapling or adult plant from a seedling