verb (used with object), in·sti·tut·ed, in·sti·tut·ing.
- an institution, generally beyond the secondary school level, devoted to instruction in technical subjects, usually separate but sometimes organized as a part of a university.
- a unit within a university organized for advanced instruction and research in a relatively narrow field of subject matter.
- a short instructional program set up for a special group interested in a specialized field or subject.
- an elementary textbook of law designed for beginners.
- (initial capital letter)Also called Institutes of Justinian. an elementary treatise on Roman law in four books, forming one of the four divisions of the Corpus Juris Civilis.
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Origin of institute
OTHER WORDS FROM institutere·in·sti·tute, verb (used with object), re·in·sti·tut·ed, re·in·sti·tut·ing.un·in·sti·tut·ed, adjectivewell-in·sti·tut·ed, adjective
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Lawmakers established a tax on logging to pay for the institute while cutting taxes paid by the timber industry that helped fund schools and local governments.Oregon Gov. Kate Brown Calls for Audit After Our Reporting on a State Institute That Lobbied for the Timber Industry|by Tony Schick, OPB, and Rob Davis, The Oregonian/OregonLive|September 2, 2020|ProPublica
Meanwhile, a farm science research institute in New Zealand, AgResearch, hopes to target methane production at its source by eliminating methanogens, the microbes thought to be responsible for producing the greenhouse gas in ruminants.Biotechnology Could Change the Cattle Industry. Will It Succeed?|Dyllan Furness|August 16, 2020|Singularity Hub
This is according to credit and debit card transaction information analyzed by Opportunity Insights, a policy institute based at Harvard University.Spending is back to normal for poor Americans—but not for rich ones|Dan Kopf|July 28, 2020|Quartz
To estimate the relationship between income and life expectancy, researchers from Opportunity Insights, a policy institute based at Harvard University, gained access to federal income tax and Social Security records.The rich in the US are adding more years to their life than the poor|Dan Kopf|July 23, 2020|Quartz
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies is one of the most important biomedical research institutes in the world.
He rebuffed calls to institute the death penalty, and his last term as governor ended in his defeat.Mario Cuomo, a Frustrating Hero to Democrats, Is Dead at 82|Eleanor Clift|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
E.J. Graff, senior fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism, is the author of What Is Marriage For?The Real Story Behind the Fight for Marriage Equality|E.J. Graff|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The institute put out new numbers just this past summer (PDF), and they are eye-popping.
Near the end of my time with Hitchcock, the American Film Institute is preparing to honor him with their Life Achievement Award.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For additional information on seasonal depression, head to the National Institute of Mental Health.
The scene was the Imperial Institute, and the meetings lasted till July the 9th.
Mr. Garnett is a graduate of Oneida Institute, a speaker of great pathetic eloquence, and has written several valuable pamphlets.
He always liked you better than any one; do you know that he has a picture of you taken when we went to the Institute?Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
The library of the Institute, however, is only open to foreigners and the members of the Institute.
The Institute holds its sitting every month, and, according to all report, is then frivolous enough.