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Definitions of institution:

part of speech: adjective


part of speech: noun

That which is prescribed or founded by authority; an establishment, public or social; a system or society established for promoting a particular object; the ceremony of investing a clergyman with the spiritual part of a benefice.

part of speech: noun

The act of establishing; that which is established; an organized body or society for promoting a particular object; the building where such a society meets; an establishment, especially one of public character; as, an almshouse is a charitable institution.

part of speech: noun

The act of instituting or establishing: that which is instituted or established: foundation: established order: enactment: a society established for some object: that which institutes or instructs: a system of principles or rules.

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To submit to the rule or authority of; as, to obey the commandments; comply with the orders or instructions of; as, to obey parents; to respond to direction or control of; as, a horse obeys the rein. ...

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