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noun [C] (PLACE)    /ˌɪn.stɪˈtjuː.ʃən/ US  /-ˈtuː-/ mainly disapproving
B2 a building where people are sent to be cared for, especially a hospital or prisonMedical places and organizationsHouses and homes
(Definition of institution noun (PLACE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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