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English definition of “institute”


verb [T]     /ˈɪn.stɪ.tjuːt/ US  /-tuːt/ formal
to start or cause a system, rule, legal action, etc. to exist: She is threatening to institute legal proceedings against the hospital.Starting and beginningStarting again
(Definition of institute verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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