permanently founded; settled; firmly set: a well-established business; a well-established habit.
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How to use well-established in a sentence
“It is well established that a fetus is not a ‘person’; rather it is a sui generis organism,” the ruling stated.
The steady, entrancing rhythms are a well-established motif in dramatizations of the American war in Vietnam.
So the idea that inclusion of gay characters in media is beneficial is well established.Popular Novelist Ken Follett Is a Slightly Unlikely and Certainly Unsung Gay Icon | William O’Connor | October 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Studies that confirm a large body of well-established findings are more likely to be sound, but they also make for lousier news.
But the risks of going to Thailand were well-established prior to the Gammy case.
They have well established their utility in different parts of the kingdom, and any number would sell.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2) | Francis Trevithick
The species does not grow in nipa swamps, though immediately back of them it will be found well established.Philippine Mats | Hugo H. Miller
This adulteration no doubt was one cause of its losing its well established reputation.Newton Forster | Captain Frederick Marryat
Nothing that ever was well established in the East has altogether ceased to exist in the hearts of men.The Cradle of Mankind | W.A. Wigram
But it is well established that he was regarded with personal dislike and with professional jealousy by his veteran colleagues.Stone's River | Wilson J. Vance
British Dictionary definitions for well-established
having permanence or security in a certain place, condition, job, etc: a well-established brand
well-known or validated: a well-established fact
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