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INSTITUTIONAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does institutional mean? 

INSTITUTIONAL (adjective)
  The adjective INSTITUTIONAL has 2 senses:

1. relating to or constituting or involving an institution
2. organized as or forming an institution

  Familiarity information: INSTITUTIONAL used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INSTITUTIONAL (adjective)


Sense 1institutional [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Relating to or constituting or involving an institution

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

institutional policy

Pertainym:

institution (an organization founded and united for a specific purpose)


Sense 2institutional [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Organized as or forming an institution

Context example:

institutional religion

Similar:

institutionalised; institutionalized (given the character of an institution or incorporated into a structured and usually well-established system)

uninteresting (characteristic or suggestive of an institution especially in being uniform or dull or unimaginative)

Antonym:

noninstitutional (not institutional)


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