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Institution

In`sti`tu´tion
n.1.
1.The act or process of instituting; as: (a) Establishment; foundation; enactment; as, the institution of a school.
2.(Eccl. Law) Instruction; education.
2.That which instituted or established
3.An established or organized society or corporation; an establishment, especially of a public character, or affecting a community; a foundation; as, a literary institution; a charitable institution; also, a building or the buildings occupied or used by such organization; as, the Smithsonian Institution.
3.That which institutes or instructs; a textbook; a system of elements or rules; an institute.
There is another manuscript, of above three hundred years old, . . . being an institution of physic.
- Evelyn.
Noun1.institution - an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
Synonyms: establishment
2.institution - an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated
3.institution - a custom that for a long time has been an important feature of some group or society; "the institution of marriage"; "the institution of slavery"; "he had become an institution in the theater"
4.institution - the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"; "he regards the fork as a modern introduction"
5.institution - a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person

INSTITUTION, eccl. law. The act by which the ordinary commits the cure of souls to a person presented to a benefice.

INSTITUTION, political law. That which has been established and settled by law for the public good; as, the American institutions guaranty to the citizens all privileges and immunities essential to freedom.

INSTITUTION, practice. The commencement of an action; as, A B has instituted a suit against C D, to recover damages for a trespass.

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