institutionalize

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institutionalize verb
also British institutionalise /ˌɪnstəˈtuːʃənəˌlaɪz/ Brit /ˌɪnstəˈtjuːʃənəˌlaɪz/
institutionalizes; institutionalized; institutionalizing
institutionalize
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also British institutionalise /ˌɪnstəˈtuːʃənəˌlaɪz/ Brit /ˌɪnstəˈtjuːʃənəˌlaɪz/
institutionalizes; institutionalized; institutionalizing
Learner's definition of INSTITUTIONALIZE
[+ object]
: to cause (a custom, practice, law, etc.) to become accepted and used by many people : to establish (something) as an institution
: to put (someone, such as a mentally ill person) in an institution (sense 1b)

— institutionalization

also British institutionalisation /ˌɪnstəˌtuːʃənələˈzeɪʃən/ Brit /ˌɪnstəˌtjuːʃənəˌlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ noun [noncount]
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