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institutionary

[in-sti-too-shuh-ner-ee, -tyoo-] /ˌɪn stɪˈtu ʃəˌnɛr i, -ˈtyu-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to an institution or institutions; institutional.
2.
of or relating to institution, especially ecclesiastical institution.
Origin of institutionary
1640-1650
1640-50; institution + -ary
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  • In any ordinary meaning of his words, he regarded them both as institutionary.

    The Religious Sentiment Daniel G. Brinton
  • They are didactic, to preserve the myth, or institutionary, to keep alive the discipline and forms of the church.

    The Religious Sentiment Daniel G. Brinton

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