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in·sti·tu·tion·al·ize

 (ĭn′stĭ-to͞o′shə-nə-līz′, -tyo͞o′-)
tr.v. in·sti·tu·tion·al·ized, in·sti·tu·tion·al·iz·ing, in·sti·tu·tion·al·iz·es
1. To make into, treat as, or give the character of an institution to: "The Irish institutionalized their language, requiring it on official documents" (Mark Abley).
2. To place (a person) in the care of an institution.

in′sti·tu′tion·al·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

institutionalized

(ˌɪnstɪˈtjuːʃənəˌlaɪzd) or

institutionalised

adj
placed in an institution, esp a mental or penal institution or a children's home or home for the elderlyestablished as an institution, custom, or common practice
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.institutionalized - officially placed in or committed to a specialized institution; "had hopes of rehabilitating the institutionalized juvenile delinquents"
noninstitutionalised, noninstitutionalized - not committed to an institution
2.institutionalized - given the character of an institution or incorporated into a structured and usually well-established system; "institutionalized graft"; "institutionalized suicide as practiced in Japan"
institutional - organized as or forming an institution; "institutional religion"
Translations

institutionalized

[ˌɪnstɪˈtjuːʃənəˌlaɪzd] ADJ
1. (= living in an institution) institutionalized elderly peoplepersonas fpl mayores internadas en residencias
institutionalized childrenniños mpl que están bajo la custodia
institutionalized mental patientsenfermos mpl mentales ingresados en una institución
2. (= affected by living in an institution) to become institutionalized (Psych) habituarse al régimen de vida de un hospital, una cárcel u otra institución de forma que se convierte en un modo de vida
3. (= established) [custom, practice, value] → institucionalizado
to become institutionalizedinstitucionalizarse
homelessness is becoming institutionalizedel hecho de que exista gente sin hogar se está institucionalizando

institutionalized

adj
personin einer Anstalt untergebracht; to become institutionalized (Psych) → sich an das Anstaltsleben gewöhnen
(= organized, established) religion, racism, systeminstitutionalisiert; homelessness and destitution are becoming institutionalized hereObdachlosigkeit und Elend werden hier zur Norm

institutionalized

[ˌɪnstɪˈtjuːʃnəˌlaɪzd] adj
a. (procedure, religion) → istituzionalizzato/a
b. (pej) the prisoner had become institutionalizedil detenuto era incapace di provvedere a se stesso a causa della lunga permanenza in carcere

institutionalized

adj institucionalizado
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