institute

I. institute in‧sti‧tute 1 [ˈɪnsttjuːt ǁ -tuːt] noun [countable] ORGANIZATIONS
1. an official organization that represents people of a particular profession:

• the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

• the British Institute of Bankers

2. an official organization concerned with research or education:

• California Institute of Technology

  [m0] II. institute institute 2 verb [transitive]
to introduce a new system or rule:

• The bank instituted a number of cost-cutting measures.

• The firm instituted a program to provide retirement benefits for its staff.

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Ⅰ.
institute UK US (often Institute) /ˈɪnstɪtjuːt/ noun [C]
an organization where people do a particular kind of scientific, educational, etc. work, or the buildings which it uses : »

the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

an organization of people who all do the same kind of work: »

the Institute of Directors

Ⅱ.
institute UK US /ˈɪnstɪtjuːt/ verb [T]
to start or introduce a system, rule, legal action, etc.: »

They promised to institute new guidelines in the wake of the scandal.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Institute — In sti*tute ([i^]n st[i^]*t[=u]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Instituted} ([i^]n st[i^]*t[=u] t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Instituting}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To set up; to establish; to ordain; as, to institute laws, rules, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • institute — in·sti·tute 1 vt tut·ed, tut·ing 1: to establish in a particular position or office; specif in the civil law of Louisiana: to appoint as heir see also instituted heir at heir 2: to get started …   Law dictionary

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  • Institute — In sti*tute ([i^]n st[i^]*t[=u]t), p. a. [L. institutus, p. p. of instituere to place in, to institute, to instruct; pref. in in + statuere to cause to stand, to set. See {Statute}.] Established; organized; founded. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] They… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • institute — [n1] law; custom convention, decree, decretum, doctrine, dogma, edict, establishment, fixture, habit, maxim, ordinance, practice, precedent, precept, prescript, principle, regulation, rite, ritual, rule, statute, tenet, tradition; concepts… …   New thesaurus

  • institute — [in′stə to͞ot΄, in′stətyo͞ot΄] vt. instituted, instituting [< L institutus, pp. of instituere, to set up, erect, construct < in , in, on + statuere, to cause to stand, set up, place: see STATUTE] 1. to set up; establish; found; introduce 2 …   English World dictionary

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