World English Dictionary
institute (ˈɪnstɪˌtjuːt)
vb (foll by in or into)
1.  to organize; establish
2.  to initiate: to institute a practice
3.  to establish in a position or office; induct
4.  to install (a clergyman) in a church
5.  an organization founded for particular work, such as education, promotion of the arts, or scientific research
6.  the building where such an organization is situated
7.  something instituted, esp a rule, custom, or precedent
[C16: from Latin instituere, from statuere to place, stand]

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