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  1. institutionalization(Noun)

    the process of establishing a practice as a norm

    The government began the institutionalization of background checks for internet users.

  2. institutionalization(Noun)

    the process of committing a person to a facility where their freedom to leave will be restrained, usually a mental hospital

    The institutionalization of Syd Barrett was a major event in the history of the rock group Pink Floyd.

  3. Origin: Derived from institution.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Institutionalization

    The caring for individuals in institutions and their adaptation to routines characteristic of the institutional environment, and/or their loss of adaptation to life outside the institution.

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  1. institutionalization


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of institutionalization in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of institutionalization in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of institutionalization in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Hsia:

    We want to consolidate the hard-won cross-Strait achievements, including peace, prosperity and security status quo, (It) is an important step in promoting the overall institutionalization of the cross-Strait relationship.

  2. Hilary Moss:

    Offering arts interventions and opportunities in hospital is important in keeping people interested and engaged in the arts and indeed avoiding institutionalization, it is also important for the person’s sense of being an individual with personal preferences that hospital aesthetics are attended to and that people have control over their aesthetic environment in the hospital whenever possible.

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