Definition of established in English:
1Having been in existence for a long time and therefore recognized and generally accepted: the ceremony was an established event in the annual calendar an established artist
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- As a firmly established principle of Community law it may be used to challenge Community action and also State action.
- It includes work from emerging and more established artists from across Europe.
- Other, more established artists who get marginalized at larger conventions got the star attention they deserve.
2(Of a church or religion) recognized by the government as the national church or religion.
- The disestablishment of the Church is not a radical proposal; an established Church is an anachronism.
- So even setting aside the religious or constitutional objections to an established church and a national religion of any kind, the case for disestablishment on this premise alone is as valid as it was a century ago.
- He believed in religious toleration but supported an established church, the Anglican Communion.
the Established Church
- The Church of England or of Scotland.Example sentences
- Neither the Established Church nor the clergy at a local level really wished for change, but it is obvious that something had to happen.
- By an act of 1560, Roman Catholicism was proscribed in Scotland and the Established Church became Presbyterian.
- Both wrote church music; both wrote for the Established Church in the UK.
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