- (UK) IPA: /ˌɪnstɪˈtjuːʃən/, SAMPA: /%InstI"tju:S@n/
- (US) IPA: /ˌɪnstɪˈtuːʃən/, SAMPA: /%InstI"tu:S@n/
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- A custom or practice of a society or community.
- The institution of marriage is present in many cultures but its details vary widely across them.
- An institution is a large group of people who work together for a specific purpose. Examples include hospitals, universities, and banks.