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establish
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And Then There Were None
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as in: establish that there is a need Define
show or determine (cause to be recognized or figure out)
  • It is established, I think, that there is a possibility of such a thing as I have outlined occurring.
  • Mr. Justice Wargrave said: "I am only establishing facts."

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  • Mr. Justice Wargrave, stroking his lip and looking quite passionless and inhuman, said: "We have now dealt with the second killing, and have established the fact that no one of us can be completely exonerated from suspicion."

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  • The passage is primarily about establishing the relationship between the level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and global temperature.
  • The sixth paragraph (lines 67-68) is primarily concerned with establishing the contrast between men and masculine traits.

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as in: establish the company as a leader Define
cause long-term acceptance, reputation, or success
  • "Old established firm," he volunteered.

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  • She got a job with an established firm.
  • "As used in line 24, "rule" most nearly refers to an "established habit".

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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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