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He is expected to spend an average of one day a week working for the institute. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The institute also warned of the dangers of buying second-hand electrical goods. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The institute says that less than 1 per cent of households would willingly pay for the meters if they had a choice. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The institute also preserves the bodies of 100 cats and dogs and other pets whose owners hope they may one day return to life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Security is actually more intense in a young offender institute. The Sun (2015)He also set up a research institute to promote socialist policies. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The institute has also made significant advances in the field of education and training. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It also instituted a subscription drive to recruit new members. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)He also instituted a substantial programme for the conservation of the historic collections. Times, Sunday Times (2010)As an institute we also want to promote consolidation. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They were all given 12 months in a young offenders institute. The Sun (2006)The government has announced plans for a new graphene research institute in Manchester. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The first year will be spent in a young offenders' institute. Times, Sunday Times (2015)JPs sent her to a young offenders' institute. The Sun (2006)He was sentenced to ten years detention in a young offenders' institute. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I like to think of it as a very energised hybrid between the research institute and the university. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The heart had been removed in an operation that showed a real mastery of surgical practices, the institute added. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The scheme was abandoned and he was dumped in a cage at a research institute, alongside other less civilised chimps. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A bereaved couple allow their dead son to be cloned by a sinister scientific institute in this clunking supernatural thriller. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Besides the health benefits, the institute says that the routine helps to build a bond between the animals and their keepers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Over the past four decades, the institute has consistently worked at the cutting edge of research and put the results into practice. Times, Sunday Times (2006)From the beginning the intention was to establish a technical institute for the printing trades, an educational facility and a social centre. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Medals open doors and the institute found work placements for more than 100 athletes in the last Games cycle. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He instituted an early system of criminal identification, recording the descriptions of each criminal's appearance and method of work. Colin Beavan FINGERPRINTS: Murder and the Race to Uncover the Science of Identity (2002)Who instituted the National Lottery? Times, Sunday Times (2013)On the other hand, I have known two churches just recently that ran into real trouble trying to institute that system. Christianity Today (2000)

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British English: institute /ˈɪnstɪˌtjuːt/ NOUN
An institute is an organization or building where a particular type of work is done, especially research or teaching.
...the Royal National Institute of the Blind.
  • American English: institute
  • Arabic: مَعْهَدٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: instituto
  • Chinese: 学会
  • Croatian: institut
  • Czech: institut
  • Danish: institut
  • Dutch: instituut
  • European Spanish: instituto
  • Finnish: instituutti
  • French: institut
  • German: Institut
  • Greek: ινστιτούτο
  • Italian: istituto
  • Japanese: 学会
  • Korean: 연구소
  • Norwegian: institutt
  • Polish: instytut
  • European Portuguese: instituto
  • Romanian: institut
  • Russian: институт
  • Spanish: instituto
  • Swedish: institut
  • Thai: หน่วยงาน
  • Turkish: enstitü
  • Ukrainian: інститут
  • Vietnamese: học viện
British English: institute VERB
If you institute a system, rule, or course of action, you start it.
We will institute a number of measures to better safeguard the public.

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