Institutionalized



[in-sti-too-shuh-nl-ahyz, -tyoo-] /ˌɪn stɪˈtu ʃə nlˌaɪz, -ˈtyu-/

verb (used with object), institutionalized, institutionalizing.
1.
to make .
2.
to make into or treat as an :
the danger of institutionalizing racism.
3.
to place or confine in an , especially one for the care of mental illness, alcoholism, etc.
/ˌɪnstɪˈtjuːʃənəˌlaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive; often passive) to subject to the deleterious effects of confinement in an institution: a mental patient who was institutionalized into boredom and apathy
2.
(transitive) to place in an institution
3.
to make or become an institution
v.

“to put into institutional life” (usually deprecatory), 1905; see institution. Related: Institutionalized. Earlier (1865) it meant “to make into an institution.”

institutionalize in·sti·tu·tion·a·lize (ĭn’stĭ-tōō’shə-nə-līz’, -tyōō’-)
v. in·sti·tu·tion·al·ized, in·sti·tu·tion·al·iz·ing, in·sti·tu·tion·al·iz·es
To place a person in the care of an institution, especially one providing care for the disabled or mentally ill.
in’sti·tu’tion·al·i·za’tion (-shə-nə-lĭ-zā’shən) n.

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