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institutionalize

verb
     
Related topics: Hospital, Sociology
in‧sti‧tu‧tion‧al‧ize also institutionalise British English [transitive]
1MHSS old-fashioned to put someone in an institution for old people, a mental hospital etc
2 to make something a normal, accepted part of a social system or organization:
the struggle to institutionalize equality for women

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