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"institutional" in British English

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institutionaladjective

uk   /ˌɪn.stɪˈtʃuː.ʃən.əl/  us   /ˌɪn.stəˈtuː.ʃən.əl/
relating to an institution: The hospital provides typically awful institutional food.

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"institutional" in American English

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institutionaladjective

 us   /ˌɪn·stəˈtu·ʃə·nəl/
of or typical of an institution: The hospital provides typically awful institutional food.
institutionally
adverb  /ˌɪn·stəˈtu·ʃə·nəl·i/
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"institutional" in Business English

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institutionaladjective

uk   /ˌɪnstɪˈtjuːʃənəl/  us   /-ˈtuː-/
relating to an institution, especially a financial institution: the company's personal and institutional clients Institutional investors have become more active in managing their portfolios.
institutional racism/sexism
unfair treatment for people of different races, women, etc. that result from the systems and structures within an organization: The report found evidence of institutional racism in the police service.
institutionally
adverb
institutionally owned shares
(Definition of institutional from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “institutional”
in Arabic مُؤَسَّسي…
in Korean 기관의…
in Portuguese institucional…
in Catalan institucional…
in Japanese 制度上の, 機関の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 收容机构的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 收容機構的…
in Italian istituzionale…
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