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establish
used in White: The Great Pursuit

2 meanings, 5 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
establish a positive tone
Definition
create, start, or set in [a] place
  • The perimeter around the White House may be reestablished, but they re tearing the city apart.
    Chapter 29 (78% in)

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2  —1 use as in:
establish that there is a need
Definition
show or determine (cause to be recognized or figure out)
  • We can establish that much in a few minutes.
    Chapter 13 (34% in)

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?  —3 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • I thought we'd established that.
    Chapter 13 (46% in)
  • Matters of the histories are never established flippantly," Ciphus said.
    Chapter 13 (35% in)
  • A staff of twenty-five screeners with PhDs in related fields scoured thousands of incoming threads and passed on any that fit the primary model that Raison Pharmaceutical had established to ferret out an antivirus.
    Chapter 14 (48% in)

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