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establishment

Pronunciation: /ɪˈstæblɪʃmənt/

Translation of establishment in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 2 countable/numerable (club, hotel, shop) establecimiento (masculine) military establishments instalaciones (feminine plural) militares
    Example sentences
    • There are more than 1.1 million retail establishments across the country, an average of one every three square miles.
    • Product mix and how a retail establishment looks play huge roles in attracting customers.
    • It's very nice that your establishment requires their staff to dress up for Halloween.
  • 3 3.1the Establishment (people who preserve the accepted order) la clase dirigente, el establishment (before noun/delante del nombre) Establishment attitudes/values las actitudes/los valores de la clase dirigente 3.2 (ruling group) the literary establishment las figuras consagradas del mundo literario the medical establishment el establishment dentro de la profesión médica

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