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Definition of INSTITUTION:


  • an act of instituting [n -S]
  • A society or organization founded for a religious, educational, social, or similar purpose
  • An organization providing residential care for people with special needs
  • An established official organization having an important role in the life of a country, such as a bank, church, or legislature
  • A large company or other organization involved in financial trading
  • An established law, practice, or custom
  • A well-established and familiar person, custom, or object
  • The action of instituting something
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