institution

[ in-sti-too-shuhn, -tyoo- ]
/ ˌɪn stɪˈtu ʃən, -ˈtyu- /

noun

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Origin of institution

1350–1400; Middle English <Latin institūtiōn- (stem of institūtiō). See institute, -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM institution

coun·ter·in·sti·tu·tion, nounnon·in·sti·tu·tion, nounre·in·sti·tu·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for institution

institution
/ (ˌɪnstɪˈtjuːʃən) /

noun

Derived forms of institution

institutionary, adjective
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