From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
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institutein‧sti‧tute1 /ˈɪnstɪtjuːt $ -tuːt/ ●●○ W3 AWL noun [countable] SSOORGANIZATIONan organization that has a particular purpose such as scientific or educational work, or the building where this organization is basedacademy research institutesinstitute of/for the Institute for Space Studies
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institutethe Academy of Arts Institutethe National Cancer InstituteIn Manchester, the Church of All Saints across the road was reduced to rubble, whilst the deaf institute remained unscathed.My colleague is a scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.Contributions were slow in coming, and it was not until 1887 that the new institute was opened by H.R.H.Where the new institute will get its sperm remains undecided.Hypercholecystokininaemia after enterectomy was reported by Lilja etal in 1983 and confirmed at our institute the following year.I now head a public policy institute at Southern Illinois University, and I raise money for that institute.Her work experience has been various, including that of Director of an environmental research institute.The work was carried out by the Silsoe Research Institute in Bedfordshire.She attended only a teachers' institute, then taught in a village school.Lake should be forthright in discussing his association with the of/forSome one pointed out that there was no adult institute for further education in Northern Ireland.Open Learning would be extremely useful to chemists unable to attend or travel to an institute of higher education.They are to lose control of polytechnics and institutes of higher education.Terms of cash on delivery or advance payment should be instituted for future sales to consistently delinquent accounts.The first workshop, devised by and of Dundee institute of Technology, dealt with the course design and documentation.And Cal is a revered institute of higher learning.Later, so-called locality pay was instituted for other high-cost big cities.If he will forgive me he is rather like a graduate from the Shirley Williams institute for the caring and compassionate politician.
instituteinstitute2 AWL verb [transitive] formal START something/MAKE something STARTto introduce or start a system, rule, legal process etc SYN begin We had no choice but to institute court proceedings against the airline.→ See Verb table
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instituteA year after the chemotherapy was completed a new metastasis was found and a second course was instituted.We are told nothing about the heir he instituted.By 1985, he had instituted a companywide program to change to a decentralized, team-based ap-proach.This instituted a partnership between central and local government with both having as a prime objective the promotion of the education service.Nearly every state had instituted a student-testing program.The earlier figures measured the number of cases which were instituted before a magistrate or a justice of the peace.Marchand wants to institute reforms by the end of the year.All doctors should consider this possibility when instituting strict blood glucose control regimens.Witness what happened recently to the businesses along Hayes Street when a tow-away zone was instituted to facilitate the movement of cars.
From King Business Dictionaryinstitutein‧sti‧tute1 /ˈɪnstətjuːt-tuːt/ noun [countable]ORGANIZATIONS1an official organization that represents people of a particular professionthe American Institute of Certified Public Accountantsthe British Institute of Bankers2an official organization concerned with research or educationCalifornia Institute of Technologyinstituteinstitute2 verb [transitive] to introduce a new system or ruleThe bank instituted a number of cost-cutting measures.The firm instituted a program to provide retirement benefits for its staff.→ See Verb tableOrigin institute2 (1300-1400) Latin past participle of instituere, from statuere to set up