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in·sti·tu·tion

 (ĭn′stĭ-to͞o′shən, -tyo͞o′-)
n.
1. The act of instituting: the institution of reforms.
2.
a. A custom, practice, relationship, or behavioral pattern of importance in the life of a community or society: the institutions of marriage and the family.
b. Informal One long associated with a specified place, position, or function.
3.
a. An established organization or foundation, especially one dedicated to education, public service, or culture.
b. A building or complex of buildings housing such an organization.
c. A building or complex of buildings housing people who need special services, such as orphans or people with mental disabilities.
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institution

(ˌɪnstɪˈtjuːʃən)
n
1. the act of instituting
2. an organization or establishment founded for a specific purpose, such as a hospital, church, company, or college
3. the building where such an organization is situated
4. an established custom, law, or relationship in a society or community
5. (Stock Exchange) Also called: institutional investor a large organization, such as an insurance company, bank, or pension fund, that has substantial sums to invest on a stock exchange
6. informal a constant feature or practice: Jones' drink at the bar was an institution.
7. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the appointment or admission of an incumbent to an ecclesiastical office or pastoral charge
8. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Christian theol the creation of a sacrament by Christ, esp the Eucharist
ˌinstiˈtutionary adj
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in•sti•tu•tion

(ˌɪn stɪˈtu ʃən, -ˈtyu-)

n.
1. an organization or establishment devoted to the promotion of a cause or program, esp. one of a public, educational, or charitable character.
2. the building devoted to such work.
3. a place for the care or confinement of people, as mental patients.
4. a well-established and structured pattern of behavior or of relationships that is accepted as a fundamental part of a culture: the institution of marriage.
5. any established law, custom, etc.
6. any familiar, long-established person, thing, or practice; fixture.
7. the act of instituting.
8.
a. the establishment by Christ of a sacrament, esp. the Eucharist.
b. the investment of a cleric with a spiritual charge.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin institūtiō]
in`sti•tu′tion•ar′y, adj.
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institution

- First a noun of action or process that became a general and abstract noun describing something objective and systematic.
See also related terms for objective.
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Institution

 an established or organized society, usually with its own premises.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.institution - an organization founded and united for a specific purposeinstitution - an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
organization, organisation - a group of people who work together
medical institution - an institution created for the practice of medicine
financial institution, financial organisation, financial organization - an institution (public or private) that collects funds (from the public or other institutions) and invests them in financial assets
issuer - an institution that issues something (securities or publications or currency etc.)
charity - an institution set up to provide help to the needy
company - an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage"
organized religion, religion, faith - an institution to express belief in a divine power; "he was raised in the Baptist religion"; "a member of his own faith contradicted him"
vicariate, vicarship - the religious institution under the authority of a vicar
educational institution - an institution dedicated to education
honorary society, academy - an institution for the advancement of art or science or literature
2.institution - an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated
establishment - a public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence
nursing home, rest home, home - an institution where people are cared for; "a home for the elderly"
orphans' asylum, orphanage - a public institution for the care of orphans
penal facility, penal institution - an institution where persons are confined for punishment and to protect the public
3.institution - a custom that for a long time has been an important feature of some group or society; "the institution of marriage"; "the institution of slavery"; "he had become an institution in the theater"
custom, tradition - a specific practice of long standing
levirate - the biblical institution whereby a man must marry the widow of his childless brother in order to maintain the brother's line
4.institution - the act of starting something for the first timeinstitution - the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"
commencement, start, beginning - the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
authorship, paternity - the act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing; "the authorship of the theory is disputed"
5.institution - a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced personinstitution - a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
hospital, infirmary - a health facility where patients receive treatment
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institution

noun
1. establishment, body, centre, school, university, society, association, college, institute, organization, foundation, academy, guild, conservatory, fellowship, seminary, seat of learning Class size varies from one type of institution to another.
2. custom, practice, tradition, law, rule, procedure, convention, ritual, fixture, rite I believe in the institution of marriage.
4. home, hostel, residential care home, asylum, prison He spent 40 years in an institution before being released last year.
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institution

noun
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Translations
تَأسيس، إقامَهمُؤَسَّسَةٌمؤسَّسَه
instituceustavenízřízení
institutionoprettelseanstalt
laitos
ustanova
stofnunstofnun, stofnunarbygging
機関
기관
inštitúcia
ustanova
institution
สถาบัน
cơ quan

institution

[ˌɪnstɪˈtjuːʃən] N
1. (= act, founding) → fundación f, institución f; (= initiation) → iniciación f (Jur) [of proceedings] → entablación f
2. (= organization) → institución f
3. (= workhouse) → asilo m; (= madhouse) → manicomio m; (= hospital) → hospital m
4. (= custom) → institución f
tea is a British institutionel té es una institución en Gran Bretaña
it is too much of an institution to abolishes una costumbre demasiado arraigada para poder abolirla
5. (= person) he became an institution at the Daily Starse convirtió en toda una institución en el Daily Star
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institution

[ˌɪnstɪˈtjuːʃən] n
(= custom, tradition) → institution f
the institution of marriage → l'institution du mariage
to become an institution → devenir une institution
(= organization) → institution f
financial institutions → institutions financières
(caring for children, the sick)institution f; (for young offenders)institution f
a mental institution → une institution pour malade mentaux
(= putting in place) [system, rule] → institution f
the institution of the forty-hour week → l'instauration de la semaine de quarante heures
(= school) → institution f
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institution

n
(of new laws, customs, reforms)Einführung f; (of organization)Einrichtung f
(Jur, of inquiry, action) → Einleitung f; (of proceedings)Anstrengung f; institution of divorce proceedingsEinreichung fder Scheidung
(= organization)Institution f, → Einrichtung f
(= building, home etc)Anstalt f
(= custom)Institution f; the institution of marriagedie Institution der Ehe; he’s been here so long he’s become an institutioner ist schon so lange hier, dass er zur Institution geworden ist
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institution

[ˌɪnstɪˈtjuːʃn] n
a. (organization) → istituzione f; (charitable institution) → istituto di beneficenza; (mental institution) → istituto psichiatrico
b. (custom, tradition) → istituzione f
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institute

(ˈinstitjuːt) noun
a society or organization, or the building it uses. There is a lecture at the Philosophical Institute tonight.
verb
to start or establish. When was the Red Cross instituted?
ˌinstiˈtution noun
1. the act of instituting or process of being instituted.
2. (the building used by) an organization etc founded for a particular purpose, especially care of people, or education. schools, hospitals, prisons and other institutions.
ˌinstiˈtutional adjective
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institution

مُؤَسَّسَةٌ instituce institution Institution ίδρυμα institución laitos institution ustanova istituzione 機関 기관 institutie institusjon instytucja instituição учреждение institution สถาบัน kurum cơ quan 公共机构
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institution

n. institución; fundación; establecimiento; [mental] asilo, manicomio; [home for the aged] asilo de ancianos.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

institution

n asilo, residencia, hospital m, establecimiento que ofrece cuidados prolongados (esp. para pacientes psiquiátricos); mental — hospital psiquiátrico or mental
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