well-established

[wel-i-stab-lisht]

adjective

permanently founded; settled; firmly set: a well-established business; a well-established habit.

Nearby words

  1. well-dressed,
  2. well-dressing,
  3. well-earned,
  4. well-endowed,
  5. well-equipped,
  6. well-favored,
  7. well-favoured,
  8. well-fed,
  9. well-financed,
  10. well-finished

Origin of well-established

First recorded in 1700–10

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British Dictionary definitions for well-established

well-established

adjective (well established when postpositive)

having permanence or security in a certain place, condition, job, etca well-established brand
well-known or validateda well-established fact
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