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|part of speech:
||an organization set up for a specific purpose, usually serving the public. Hospitals, churches, prisons, and schools can be institutions.
The Red Cross is an institution that helps people in times of emergency, such as after a flood or tornado.
- similar words:
- agency, foundation, institute
||an established custom or law in a society.
Is there any culture that does not have the institution of marriage?
||agency, asylum, beginning, charity, home, hospital