institutionally institutionally  /ˌɪn stɪ ˈtu ʃə nə li/


  • (adv) by an institution


  1. It was right to be institutionally respectful.
  2. But institutionally I would argue that the last eight years the Bush administration has consciously changed the dynamic.
  3. He wonders, too, if the intense preoccupation with the future so often institutionally urged upon the aged is realistic.



  1. "The entire argument for race preferences is that society is institutionally racist and institutionally sexist, and you need affirmative action to level the playing field," Mr. Connerly said. "The historic success of Senator Obama, as well as...
    on Jun 4, 2008 By: Ward Connerly Source: New York Times

  2. "Institutionally, the presidency is walking all over Congress at the moment," Specter said. "If we are to maintain our institutional prerogative, that may be the only way we can do it."
    on Apr 27, 2006 By: Arlen Specter Source: Washington Post

  3. Sir John said that Labour in power had been "institutionally careless in the grand manner".
    on Dec 16, 2007 By: John Major Source:

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