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Verb: institute  'in-sti,t(y)oot
  1. Set up or lay the groundwork for
    "institute a new department";
    - establish, found, plant, constitute
     
  2. Advance or set forth in court
    "institute proceedings";
    - bring
Noun: institute  'in-sti,t(y)oot
  1. An association organized to promote art, science or education

Derived forms: institutes, instituting, instituted

Type of: association, create, initiate, make, pioneer

Encyclopedia: Institute, West Virginia