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Verb: institutionalise  ,in-sti't(y)oo-shu-nu,lIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: institutionalize)
  1. Cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
    "After the second episode, she had to be institutionalised";
    - commit, institutionalize, send, charge
  2. Establish as a normal practice
    - institutionalize

Derived forms: institutionalising, institutionalises, institutionalised

Type of: transfer

Encyclopedia: Institutionalise