Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of establish.

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Examples

  • Everything about the phrase establishes the point that we build an economy that works for all of us when we make decisions that benefit the 99 percent.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Now, the fact that it also places certain restrictions on the government it establishes is historically remarkable.

    Think Progress » Florida doctor tells Obama voters they are not welcome: ‘Seek urologic care elsewhere.’

  • What this primarily establishes is that Harry Jaffa is hopeless as a literary intepreter.

    Classics of Confusion

  • At Ciudad Juárez, the mercury drops to -23 degrees C; Ahumada records minus 29 degrees C. 12, 1571 On this black day, King Phillip II of Spain establishes the Inquisition in New Spain, to investigate and punish those with "incorrect" beliefs and customs.

    Mexico this month - January

  • What this incident establishes is that the sinistrosphere agrees that some secrets are worth protecting.

    The Ironimeter Explodes

  • All this establishes is that while I was an uber geek for being there, Lord British was as well.

    Tabula Whosa?

  • Three weeks before the event a phone call establishes who's doing appetizers, side dishes, desserts, and so on as well as current thinking about specific dishes.

    Fettuccini Carbonara

  • The designation establishes mandatory boat inspections within the area and requires boaters and anglers to inspect, clean and dry their recreational gear before departing the area.

    The Billings Outpost Frontpage

  • That subtitle establishes the rules governing both how taxpayers are required to report information to the IRS and pay their taxes as well as their rights.

    Reason Magazine

  • An effective title establishes the subject, sets the voice / tone, clarifies direction, and (if applicable) states the author and title of the literary work explicated.

    PoetryFoundation.org

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