well-established

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 as of basic importance for the understanding of culture generally. –c.d. rowley, 1970.
2. firmly set and unlikely to change: a well-established fashion.
Also, (especially in predicative use), well established /wɛl əsˈtæblɪʃt/ (say wel uhs'tablisht).

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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