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institutionalize or institutionalise (ˌɪnstɪˈtjuːʃənəˌlaɪz)
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
institutionali'zation or institutionalise
institutionali'sation or institutionalise

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