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the Women's Institute

noun [+ 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 cultural activities: She's an active member of the Women's Institute and is always organizing talks for her local group.
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