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establish (oneself, someone, or something) as (something)

To confirm oneself, someone, or something's role or reputation to be something. That merger established the company as the biggest on the East Coast. I think you need to establish yourself as a tough teacher early on so that the kids actually listen to you.
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establish (someone or something) in (something)

To install someone or something in a particular place or role. I'm pretty sure his parents' wealth is what established him as a manager in the company right out of college.
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establish someone or something as someone or something

to validate or confirm someone or something as someone or something. As soon as we establish her as a viable candidate, we will launch the publicity campaign. She established herself as an authority on rare books.
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establish someone or something in something

to set someone or something up in something or some place; to install someone or something in something or some place. We established a restaurant in the middle of downtown. My uncle established me in the candy business.
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8) Money laundering is a criminal offense in Honduras, and banks are required to establish internal policies and procedures for the detection and prevention of money laundering.
1633: Settlers fed up with the strict Massachusetts government establish Windsor in what becomes Connecticut Colony.
The North Carolina legislature is considering a bill to establish a pilot program for public financing in four districts.
NRAI), which can: 1) establish new entities in full compliance with government regulations; 2) provide ongoing annual entity-management services; 3) offer nominal officers, members and directors; and 4) provide the registered agent and registered office for such entities.
If your CONUS/PACOM unit is deployed to SWA your rear detachment can maintain your APD account, but your deployed force must establish a V-account through AEPUBS to get any -12-series publications.
Far too often, especially in rural areas, some agencies do not establish a command post, leaving investigators to operate, literally, on the trunks of their cars.
To address this need, the NIEHS is working with the CDC and the EPA to develop a proposal to prevent adverse health consequences related to environmental conditions and exposures in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, and to establish the scientific expertise and infrastructure in environmental health needed to address both immediate and future preventive health care needs and the response capacity following man-made and natural disasters.
This exception provides that, if the Board is unable to find that a foreign bank seeking to establish a branch, agency, or commercial lending company is subject to comprehensive supervision or regulation on a consolidated basis by the appropriate authorities in its home country, the Board may nevertheless approve an application by such foreign bank if:
This method also allows the taxpayer to call the Service and establish disclosure authority for all types of tax accounts.
In an effort to help as many youths as possible, local committees establish regular working arrangements with neighborhood police officers.
These trials will be designed to establish Class I evidence for treatments of Parkinson's disease, depression, chronic pain, severe spasticity, overactive bladder and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
A banking institution shall establish an ATRR by a charge to current income and the amounts so charged shall not be included in the banking institution's capital or surplus.
The court also ruled that the presence of leased modems in the state was insufficient to establish nexus.
An officer seeking to establish probable cause that an unusual crime has been committed may also elect to use the services of an expert.
The laws and regulations require financial institutions, including savings banks, to establish and implement policies, procedures, and controls for the purpose of preventing and detecting money laundering, and to report certain cash transactions, as well as suspicious transactions, to appropriate authorities.