Focus on the pronunciation of institution
English definition of “institution”
› [C] a large and important organization, such as a bank: Traders said a certain institution had been trying to sell a lot of shares. Various City institutions were involved in the deal. Many government institutions will be affected by the spending cuts.
› [C] a custom or tradition that has existed for a long time and is accepted as an important part of a particular society: the institution of marriage
› [U] the introduction of a law, system, etc.: Many are now calling for the institution of a quota system in Parliament and other political bodies to ensure equality. → See also depository institution, financial institution, thrift institution