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Synonyms for establishment

the Establishment

Synonyms

  • the authorities
  • the system
  • the powers that be
  • the ruling class
  • the established order
  • institutionalized authority

Synonyms for establishment

Synonyms for establishment

a public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence

any large organization

(ecology) the process by which a plant or animal becomes established in a new habitat

the cognitive process of establishing a valid proof

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He argues that the concept of religious freedom evolved, originally meaning only freedom of religious practice and belief, then, freedom from religious taxes, and eventually, the absence of a national church establishment.
Nonetheless, the New York church establishment used the 25th anniversary of Day's death to forward the official drive for her canonization.
Those deemed false mystics were actively competing with the official church establishment for material and spiritual support, presuming that God had made them intermediaries in place of ordained priests.
Dr David Jenkins, last but one holder of the post, often found himself in hot water with the church establishment and the then Conservative government.
He never became a card-carrying member of the civic or church establishment.
Dr David Jenkins, the last but one holder of the post, often found himself in hot water with the church establishment and the then Conservative government.
The Church establishment seems to have been fobbed-off with their plastic copies of the Lindisfarne Gospels.