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English definition of “the Women's Institute”

the Women's Institute

noun [+ sing/pl verb]     /ˌwɪm.ɪnzˈɪn.stɪ.tjuːt/ US  /-tuːt/ (abbreviation the WI)
a British organization consisting of groups of women who meet for social and cultural activities : She's an active member of the Women's Institute and is always organizing talks for her local group .Named organizations and societies and their members
(Definition of the Women's Institute noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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