English dictionary

establishment meaning and definition


Definition of establishment (noun)

  1. the act of forming or establishing something
  2. an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
  3. the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
  4. a public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence
  5. any large organization
  6. (ecology) the process by which a plant or animal becomes established in a new habitat
  7. the cognitive process of establishing a valid proof
Source: Princeton University Wordnet