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An organization founded for a religious, educational, professional, or social purpose
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“Shermer argues that religion is a social institution resulting from evolutionary development for the purpose of promoting myths and encouraging altruism.”
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An established law or practice
“Undoubtedly the fact that the institution of slavery froze billions of dollars of capital into human beings was of great importance in maintaining this way of life.”
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An organization providing residential care for people with special needs
“A high level of discipline and organisation was regarded as very necessary for a residential institution catering for upwards of 800 boys.”
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The action of instituting something
“A central feature of the new legislation, in contrast, is the institution of a permit system granting water rights for 20 years.”
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The action of establishing something or being established
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A regular patron of a place or institution
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The name or trademark of a fashion company
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An institution for the care of people who are mentally ill
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The organization or structure of something or for doing something
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An organizational structure of the government of a state, church, etc.
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The action or process of adding something to something else
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Something that leads into the beginning of something
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An act or series of acts performed according to a traditional or prescribed form
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A building dedicated to objects of scientific, historical, cultural or artistic value
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The act of imposing, laying on, affixing, enjoining, inflicting, obtruding, and the like
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A foundation or starting point for further work
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A widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing
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Reform school
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