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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.

institutionalize

(ˌɪnstɪˈtjuːʃənəˌlaɪz) or

institutionalise

vb
1. (tr; often passive) to subject to the deleterious effects of confinement in an institution: a mental patient who was institutionalized into boredom and apathy.
2. (tr) to place in an institution
3. to make or become an institution
ˌinstiˌtutionaliˈzation, ˌinstiˌtutionaliˈsation n

in•sti•tu•tion•al•ize

(ˌɪn stɪˈtu ʃə nlˌaɪz, -ˈtyu-)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to make institutional.
2. to make into or treat as an institution: the danger of institutionalizing racism.
3. to place or confine in an institution.
[1860–65]
in`sti•tu`tion•al•i•za′tion, n.

institutionalize


Past participle: institutionalized
Gerund: institutionalizing

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.institutionalize - cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison"
transfer - move from one place to another; "transfer the data"; "transmit the news"; "transfer the patient to another hospital"
hospitalise, hospitalize - admit into a hospital; "Mother had to be hospitalized because her blood pressure was too high"

institutionalize

verb
To place officially in confinement:
Informal: send up.
Translations
institutionaalistaalaitoshoitoonsijoittaavakiinnuttaa

institutionalize

[ˌɪnstɪˈtjuːʃnəlaɪz] VT
1. (= put into institution) [+ patient] → internar en una institución
2. (= establish officially) [+ practices, values] → institucionalizar

institutionalize