institutionalize(redirected from institutionalising)
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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.
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.
Past participle: institutionalized
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|Verb||1.||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"
vt → institutionalisieren