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establish
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • For how could you establish even the most obvious fact when there existed no record outside your own memory?
  • He thought also of hurrying to the Community Centre and staying there till the place closed, so as to establish a partial alibi for the evening.

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  • But in each variant of Socialism that appeared from about 1900 onwards the aim of establishing liberty and equality was more and more openly abandoned.
  • In the past the Middle had made revolutions under the banner of equality, and then had established a fresh tyranny as soon as the old one was overthrown.
  • Finally it was established beyond a doubt that he was growing fatter; his thighs were now definitely thicker than his knees.
  • One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship.
  • One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship.

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as in: establish a positive tone. Define
create or start
as in: establish that there is a need Define
show or determine (cause to be recognized or figure out)
as in: establish the company as a leader Define
cause long-term acceptance, reputation, or success
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