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"the Women's Institute" in British English

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the Women's Institutenoun [+ sing/pl verb]

uk   /ˌwɪm.ɪnzˈɪn.stɪ.tjuːt/  us   /-tuːt/ (abbreviation the WI)
a British ​organization consisting of ​groups of women who ​meet for ​social and ​culturalactivities: She's an ​activemember of the Women's Institute and is always ​organizingtalks for her ​localgroup.
(Definition of the Women's Institute from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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