firmly established
index fixed (securely placed), ingrained, inveterate, steadfast

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  • established — Synonyms and related words: accepted, acknowledged, actual, admitted, ascertained, assigned, assured, attested, authenticated, borne out, categorically true, certain, certified, chronic, circumstantiated, confirmed, conformable, consuetudinary,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Established — Establish Es*tab lish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Established}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Establishing}.] [OE. establissen, OF. establir, F. [ e]tablir, fr. L. stabilire, fr. stabilis firm, steady, stable. See {Stable}, a., { ish}, and cf. {Stablish}.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • established — es·tab·lished || ɪ stæblɪʃt adj. based, founded, firmly settled; recognized, accepted es·tab·lish || ɪ stæblɪʃ v. set up, found; base …   English contemporary dictionary

  • established —   Noho pa a, onipa a, kumupa a (firmly); ho omakua; mauliauhonua (rare) …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • long established — Synonyms and related words: acknowledged, admitted, chronic, confirmed, conventional, customary, deep dyed, deep engraven, deep fixed, deep grounded, deep laid, deep rooted, deep seated, deep set, deep settled, dyed in the wool, embedded,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • well-established — /ˈwɛl əstæblɪʃt/ (say wel uhstablisht) adjective 1. having a reliable reputation, often of some years standing, and an apparently stable and successful future: *By this time anthropological studies of the Aboriginal were already well established… …   Australian English dictionary

  • well-established — /wel i stab lisht/, adj. permanently founded; settled; firmly set: a well established business; a well established habit. [1700 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • well-established — /wel i stab lisht/, adj. permanently founded; settled; firmly set: a well established business; a well established habit. [1700 10] …   Useful english dictionary

  • deeply rooted in — firmly implanted in, firmly established in …   English contemporary dictionary

  • set in concrete — firmly established and very difficult to change. The basics of the financial plan are set in concrete. Usage notes: sometimes used in the form written in concrete: Nothing is written in concrete – we can still make changes …   New idioms dictionary

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