institute

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Institute is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

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Noun[change]

Singular
institute

Plural
institutes

  1. (countable) An institute is an organisation such as a school or hospital that does teaching or research.
    This is the conclusion of the National Institute of Economic & Social Research and London Business School.
    William Wallace is deputy director of the Royal Institute of International Affairs.
  2. An institute is an organization that has a particular purpose such such as scientific or educational work, or the building is based Or to introduce or start a system, rule, legal process etc..
    I think that the new WWW rule should not be Instituted because the old program provided a great opportunity for students to lean about other nation's culture, religion, and to socialize and appreciate the people.
  3. (countable) An institute is an important system of organization in society that has existed for a long time.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
institute

Third-person singular
institutes

Past tense
instituted

Past participle
instituted

Present participle
instituting

  1. (transitive) To begin or initiate something.
    "He instituted the new policy of having children walk through a metal detector to enter school."
    We have no choice but to institute court proceedings against the airline.

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