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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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Which city was established as the result of someone's banishment?
We have established a cooperative relationship with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to assist them in the deployment of public health teams to areas that are in need of food, shelter, and a safe water supply.
Chile's risk-based capital standards are consistent with those established by the Basel Capital Accord ("Accord").
Probably only a few hundred acres of yew will be established in Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick, and plant should make "reasonable money" for growers.
Specifically, to the extent of the QTIP election, the remainder beneficiary's interest will be deemed to have been established or derived on the death of the transferor's spouse (i.
WHEREAS: The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has been established pursuant to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (the Act), and
SA also ensures that programs comply with established policy, including the emphasis on capability-based acquisition and use of the spiral development approach.
The Oklahoma MTA and other friends and colleagues established this endowment in 1996 to recognize the achievements and contributions of Celia Mae Bryant.
Established companies "had sharp elbows out" to keep the newcomers from stealing their business, and a handful of start-ups that were most bruised might be the first targets for consolidation, although not immediately, he said.
In 1991, Toshiba established Hangzhi Machinery & Electronics Co.
He also said that clear standards for information exchange should be established, with the added caveat that the aim of the bill was not to "automate existing inefficiencies.
If this is so, then mentoring relationships need to be established that will be successful for the mentor and protege.
A national model of career services for students who are deaf, hard of hearing and those with other disabilities has been established at the National Center on Deafness at California State University, Northridge.
That requisite element having not been established, the Court awarded a final judgment of possession to the owner.