institutionalize Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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institutionalizeverb [T]

(UK usually institutionalise) uk   /ˌɪn.stɪˈtjuː.ʃən.ə.laɪz/  us   /-ˈtuː-/

institutionalize verb [T] (PLACE)

to ​send someone, ​especially someone who is not ​able to ​liveindependently, to ​live in an ​institution

institutionalize verb [T] (CUSTOM)

to make something ​becomepart of a ​particularsociety, ​system, or ​organization: What was ​once an ​informalevent has now been institutionalized.
(Definition of institutionalize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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institutionalizeverb [T]

 us   /ˌɪn·stəˈtu·ʃə·nəlˌɑɪz/
to ​send someone to ​stay or ​live in an institution, esp. a ​hospital for ​people who are ​mentallyill: Martin had to be institutionalized for several ​months during his last ​depression.
(Definition of institutionalize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “institutionalize”
in Chinese (Simplified) 地方, 把(某人)送到收容机构…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地方, 把(某人)送到收容機構…
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