verb (used with object), in·sti·tu·tion·al·ized, in·sti·tu·tion·al·iz·ing.
Origin of institutionalize
Related Words for institutionalizationdivision, uniformity, strictness, classification, standardization, harmonization, arrangement, regulation, command, organization, rigidity, grouping, ordering, collectivization, mechanization, institutionalization
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Contemporary Examples of institutionalization
Unlike Maryland, national costs for institutionalization as opposed to HCBS do not differ by an order of magnitude.Medicaid Will Give You Money for At-Home Care, but You Might Wait Years
December 2, 2014
The thing that concerns me the most is the institutionalization of some of these policies.Laura Poitras on Snowden's Unrevealed Secrets
December 1, 2014
"to put into institutional life" (usually deprecatory), 1905; see institution. Related: Institutionalized. Earlier (1865) it meant "to make into an institution."