institutionalised institutionalised


  1. (adj) officially placed in or committed to a specialized institution
  2. (adj) given the character of an institution or incorporated into a structured and usually well-established system



  1. They have now institutionalised the "two points of view" on any issue under discussion.
  2. They have now institutionalised the "two points of view" on any issue under discussion.


  • MPs urged to move people with learning disabilities into the community faster

    This is the first time that Dimensions, a national leading support provider for people with learning disabilities and autism, has a person supported by themselves at an All Party-Parliamentary Group For Autism (APPGA) meeting. MPs hear directly from Clive Pressinger, who is in his 50s, and spent much of his 20s and 30s in long-stay institutionalised settings but is now living in his own house ...
    on September 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb


  1. "I'm a bit like (Barack) Obama," Mr Key, 47, told the Financial Times in an interview published today. "I am not institutionalised in Wellington"
    on Aug 31, 2008 By: John Key Source: New Zealand Herald

  2. Referring to the Doha round Shri Kamal Nath said: "The virtual suspension of the Doha Round negotiations last July has brought into focus not only the substantive issues which are the subject of discord, but also the institutionalised power...
    on May 24, 2007 By: Kamal Nath Source: Press Information Bureau (press release)

  3. KwaZulu-Natal cannot afford another five years of "mismanagement and institutionalised corruption", Inkatha Freedom Party leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi said on Sunday. "The people need to hear instead how unfortunate they are not to have an IFP...
    on Mar 8, 2009 By: Mangosuthu Buthelezi Source: Independent Online

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untenable untenable
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