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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wel-i-stab-lisht]
    • /wɛl ɪˈstæb.lɪʃt/
    • /wel ɪˈstæb.lɪʃt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel-i-stab-lisht]
    • /wɛl ɪˈstæb.lɪʃt/

Definitions of well-established word

  • adjective well-established permanently founded; settled; firmly set: a well-established business; a well-established habit. 1
  • adjective well-established If you say that something is well-established, you mean that it has been in existence for quite a long time and is successful. 0
  • adjective well-established having permanence or security in a certain place, condition, job, etc 0
  • adjective well-established well-known or validated 0
  • adjective well-established Having been established for a long period of time. 0

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Origin of well-established

First appearance:

before 1700
One of the 50% oldest English words
First recorded in 1700-10

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Parts of speech for Well-established


well-established popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

Synonyms for well-established

adj well-established

  • age-old — An age-old story, tradition, or problem has existed for many generations or centuries.
  • deep down — If you know something deep down or deep down inside, you know that it is true, but you are not always conscious of it or willing to admit it to yourself.
  • deep-dyed — thoroughgoing; absolute; complete
  • die hard — If you say that habits or attitudes die hard, you mean that they take a very long time to disappear or change, so that it may not be possible to get rid of them completely.
  • doctrinal — of, relating to, or concerned with doctrine: a doctrinal dispute.

adjective well-established

  • established — (of a custom, belief, practice, or institution) Having been in existence for a long time and therefore recognized and generally accepted.
  • infixed — Simple past tense and past participle of infix.
  • instilled — to infuse slowly or gradually into the mind or feelings; insinuate; inject: to instill courtesy in a child.
  • orthodox — of, relating to, or conforming to the approved form of any doctrine, philosophy, ideology, etc.

Antonyms for well-established

adjective well-established

  • heterodox — not in accordance with established or accepted doctrines or opinions, especially in theology; unorthodox.
  • invalidated — Something made invalid.
  • mistakable — capable of being or liable to be mistaken or misunderstood.

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