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British English: /ɪˈstablɪʃm(ə)nt/
, /ɛˈstablɪʃm(ə)nt/
American English: /əˈstæblɪʃmənt/

Translation of establishment in German:


  • 1 (setting up, creation, foundation) (of government, committee) (of democracy, empire)
    Errichtung, die
    (of movement) (of peace, relations)
  • 5 (institution) See examples:[business] establishment commercial/industrial establishment
    Handels-/Industrieunternehmen, das
    educational establishment
  • 6
    (household, residence)
    Haus, das
  • 7 (organized body)
    Truppe, die
    (quota) peace[time]/war establishment
    Friedens-/Kriegsstärke, die
  • 8 (British English) the Establishment
    (social group)
    das Establishment

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