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English definition of “institution”

institution

noun [C] (ORGANIZATION)   /ˌɪn·stɪˈtu·ʃən/
an organization that exists to serve a public purpose such as education or support for people who need help: a charitable/educational/scientific institution An institution of higher learning is a college or university.
(Definition of institution noun (ORGANIZATION) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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