institutionalisation

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institutionalize or institutionalise (ˌɪnstɪˈtjuːʃənəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  (tr; often passive) to subject to the deleterious effects of confinement in an institution: a mental patient who was institutionalized into boredom and apathy
2.  (tr) to place in an institution
3.  to make or become an institution
 
institutionalise or institutionalise
 
vb
 
institutionali'zation or institutionalise
 
n
 
institutionali'sation or institutionalise
 
n

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