founded, built, or brought into existence:The organization is getting ready to announce the first recipient of a newly established award recognizing outstanding service to the community.
settled or installed relatively permanently in a position, place, business, etc.:The resort is a long established vacation destination with a strong reputation for delivering high-quality personal service to their guests.
proven valid or true:Knowledge about the venom of the spider that bit her is sparse, and there is no established treatment for it.
accepted or recognized:More recent research, however, contradicts the established narrative.Experimental psychology is an established field with a long history of research involving humans.
firm or settled in habit or condition: Her established dislike of poetry meant she rarely received it for review.
brought about, appointed, enacted, or ordained:Requirements include being covered by federally established health insurance, such as Medicare or Medicaid.
the simple past tense and past participle of establish.
- qua·si-es·tab·lished, adjective
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How to use established in a sentence
“Providing scooter riders with special legal standards is premature until these regulations have been established and fully vetted,” the group said.D.C. Council weighs making it easier for e-scooter riders to collect damages after crashes | Luz Lazo | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
Whereas some energy stocks could do really well from here on ESG measures because they’ve established carbon neutrality goals.
Informed of the review’s results, Justin Bonus, a lawyer for Cruz, said he remained confident he could establish Simpson was impaired when she denied his client’s motion to vacate his conviction.New York Court Officials Complete Rare Review of Cases Handled by Judge Forced Into Retirement by Dementia | by Joe Sexton | November 20, 2020 | ProPublica
“The Federal Reserve would prefer that the full suite of emergency facilities established during the coronavirus pandemic continue to serve their important role as a backstop for our still-strained and vulnerable economy,” the central bank said.Treasury Secretary Mnuchin cuts off several Federal Reserve emergency aid programs, sparking unusual rebuke from Fed | Rachel Siegel, Jeff Stein | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
The Arlington County Board this week adopted recommendations for establishing restorative justice practices in the county's schools, legal system and through community outreach programs, officials said in a statement.Arlington County Board takes a big step toward Restorative Justice model | Clarence Williams | November 19, 2020 | Washington Post
Services like Airbnb, Yelp, and yes, Uber are disrupting long-established industries, from taxis to hotels.Why Do ‘Progressives’ Want to Ban Uber and AirBnB? | Adam Thierer, Christopher Koopman | December 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In response to the screen quota cut, South Korea established a “cinema tax” on the box office.Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea | Rich Goldstein | December 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Target was established in 1962 by the Dayton brothers as a discount offshoot of their eponymous Twin Cities department store.
To reclaim it, he had to move beyond established conventions about how a literary career should be conducted.A Year In The Life of The Canterbury Tales’ Storied Beginnings | Wendy Smith | December 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But she was less comfortable with it before she was an established name in fashion.
Sweden excluded British goods, conformably to the continental system established by Bonaparte.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Yet without a large amount of their roots these Ferns can never be satisfactorily established.How to Know the Ferns | S. Leonard Bastin
The war credit bank of Greater Berlin, for instance, was established with a capital of 18 millions of marks, of which 25 per cent.Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
His Characters, in imitation of Theophrastus, is a work of established excellence, and descriptive of the manners of that age.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
"Say yes quickly," he cried, and the strength of his will and passion vibrated to her through the medium he had established.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton