Student Dictionary

One entry found for institution.
Main Entry: inĚstiĚtuĚtion
Pronunciation: secondarystressin(t)-stschwa-primarystresst(y)ü-shschwan
Function: noun
1 : the act of instituting : ESTABLISHMENT
2 : an established custom, practice, or law in a society or culture <the institution of marriage> <turkey dinner is a Thanksgiving institution>
3 a : an established organization or corporation and especially one of a public nature <educational institutions> <a financial institution> b : ASYLUM 3
- inĚstiĚtuĚtionĚal /-shnschwal, -shschwan-schwal/ adjective
- inĚstiĚtuĚtionĚalĚly /-emacron/ adverb

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