- 1Having existed or done something for a long time and therefore recognized and generally accepted: the ceremony was an established event in the annual calendar an established artistMore example sentences
accepted, traditional, orthodox, habitual, confirmed, entrenched, set, fixed, official, settled, dyed-in-the-wool, inveterate; usual, customary, common, normal, general, prevailing, accustomed, familiar, wonted, popular, expected, routine, regular, typical, conventional, mainstream, standard, stockwell known, recognized, acclaimed, esteemed, acknowledged; respected, respectable, famous, prominent, noted, renowned
- 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.
- 1.1(Of a plant) having taken root; growing well: thick, established plants can be pruned by cutting out about one third of all stemsMore example sentences
- Balanced granular fertiliser can be applied around all established plants in spring.
- Protect blossom on established trees from frost at night with sheets of polythene, netting, or even newspaper.
- 2(Of a Church or religion) recognized by the state as the national Church or religion: America had no established ChurchMore example sentences
- 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.More 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.