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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Example sentences from the Web for reinstituted
He reinstituted many customs that had been neglected during the Sadducean regime.
All the Pharisaic ordinances, abolished by the late king, were reinstituted.
In July the income-tax was reinstituted and a bill was actually carried authorising a levy en masse in case of invasion.The Political History of England - Vol XI|George Brodrick