Translation of "institution" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˌɪn·stɪˈtjuː·ʃən/ us /ˌɪn·stɪˈtu·ʃən/

a large and important organization, such as a university or bank

It is one of the country’s top medical institutions.

a building where people are sent so they can be looked after, for example a prison or a hospital

residencia, hospital, centro penitenciario
an institution for homeless children

(Translation of “institution” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)