institutionalized

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institutionalized adjective
also British institutionalised /ˌɪnstəˈtuːʃənəˌlaɪzd/ Brit /ˌɪnstəˈtjuːʃənəˌlaɪzd/
institutionalized
adjective
also British institutionalised /ˌɪnstəˈtuːʃənəˌlaɪzd/ Brit /ˌɪnstəˈtjuːʃənəˌlaɪzd/
Learner's definition of INSTITUTIONALIZED
: created and controlled by an established organization
: established as a common and accepted part of a system or culture
[more institutionalized; most institutionalized] used to describe a person who has been living in an insitution (such as a prison) for a very long time and is no longer able to live an independent life in the outside world
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