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institution

  

      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      (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    the appointment or admission of an incumbent to an ecclesiastical office or pastoral charge  
8      (Christian theol)   the creation of a sacrament by Christ, esp. the Eucharist  
  institutionary      adj  


British Standards Institution  
      n   an association, founded in London in 1901, that establishes and maintains standards for units of measurements, clothes sizes, technical terminology, etc., as used in Britain,   (Abbrev)    BSI      Compare       National Bureau of Standards       International Standards Organization  
Royal Institution  
      n   a British society founded in 1799 for the dissemination of scientific knowledge  
Smithsonian Institution  
      n   a national museum and institution in Washington, D.C., founded in 1846 from a bequest by James Smithson, primarily concerned with ethnology, zoology, and astrophysics  
young offender institution  
      n   (in Britain) a place where offenders aged 15 to 21 may be detained and given training, instruction, and work,   (Former names)    borstal, youth custody centre  
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mental home   , hospital, institution         
      n   a home, hospital, or institution for people who are mentally ill  


British Standards Institution  
      n   an association, founded in London in 1901, that establishes and maintains standards for units of measurements, clothes sizes, technical terminology, etc., as used in Britain,   (Abbrev)    BSI      Compare       National Bureau of Standards       International Standards Organization  
institution  
      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      (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    the appointment or admission of an incumbent to an ecclesiastical office or pastoral charge  
8      (Christian theol)   the creation of a sacrament by Christ, esp. the Eucharist  
  institutionary      adj  
Royal Institution  
      n   a British society founded in 1799 for the dissemination of scientific knowledge  
Smithsonian Institution  
      n   a national museum and institution in Washington, D.C., founded in 1846 from a bequest by James Smithson, primarily concerned with ethnology, zoology, and astrophysics  
young offender institution  
      n   (in Britain) a place where offenders aged 15 to 21 may be detained and given training, instruction, and work,   (Former names)    borstal, youth custody centre  

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institution

  
1    constitution, creation, enactment, establishment, formation, foundation, initiation, introduction, investiture, investment, organization  
2    academy, college, establishment, foundation, hospital, institute, school, seminary, society, university  
3    convention, custom, fixture, law, practice, ritual, rule, tradition  

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A virtual institution in cyberspace with authority to adjudicate the cyber disputes or claims
[Leg.];[Tech.] a virtual institution for providing justice for online disputes

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