institutionalize

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Etymology[edit]

institutional +‎ -ize

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  • IPA(key): /ˌɪnstɪˈtjuːʃənəˌlaɪz/

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institutionalize (third-person singular simple present institutionalizes, present participle institutionalizing, simple past and past participle institutionalized)

  1. to establish as a normal practice
  2. to commit a person to confinement in an institution

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