institutionalized : Definition, Usages, News and More

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in sti tooh shuh nuh lahyzd

  • v  cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
  • a  officially placed in or committed to a specialized institution
    had hopes of rehabilitating the institutionalized juvenile delinquents
  • s  given the character of an institution or incorporated into a structured and usually well-established system
    institutionalized graft
    institutionalized suicide as practiced in Japan

  • When she remained seated, that simple decision eventually led to the disintegration of institutionalized segregation in the South, ushering in a new era of the civil rights movement.
  • Charges Fred Wertheimer, president of the public-interest lobbying group Common Cause: "It's institutionalized conflict of interest.
  • The blind were institutionalized and infantilized, expected to lead celibate lives mooching or begging or doing menial work.
News & Articles

  • Henderson: Stalemate with Cuba has to end
    Our nation's policy toward Cuba, and vice versa, is basically institutionalized stubbornness. It is long past the point of making sense.
    June 18, 2013 - The Tampa Tribune
  • Open closing centers to all, reader writes
    Reader voices concern for closing development centers.Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey Journal To the concerned families and guardians of those with developmental disabilities who insist that the aggregate institutionalized setting of developmental centers provides unmatched care for our vulnerable citizens, I...
    June 15, 2013 - The Jersey Journal
  • Indie & Arthouse: 'The Painting', 'Pete's Dragon', and 'Long Distance Revolutionary'
    'The Painting' and 'Pete's Dragon' are animated films playing at the Northwest Film Center and Hollywood Theatre, respectively. 'Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal' is a blistering indictment of institutionalized racism.
    June 14, 2013 - The Oregonian

  • JK Rowling in International Herald Tribune
    Rowling said the proceeds of the auction will "help institutionalized children who are in desperate need of a voice."
  • Shirley MacLaine in
    I was so pleased to see that this kind of, I don't know, institutionalized antiquity can work,MacLaine said during a telephone interview from her home in New Mexico. "This whole project was a `heartback,' let's say, of going back in time...
  • Mark Warner in Washington Post
    The forecast for this country is bleak if people are just going to say that the dysfunction has been institutionalized,Warner told me. "I just can't accept that."

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