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n.公共机构,协会,制度

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sist,stitut,sta,st=to stand(站立)

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institution


n
[C]
a large organization that has a particular kind of work or purpose
financial/educational/research etc institution
 the Government and other political institutions
 powerful institutions such as world banks
 the Institution of Electrical Engineers
[C]
an important system of organization in society that has existed for a long time
 social institutions such as the family and religion
the institution of marriage/monarchy etc
 The scandal threatened to undermine the institution of the Presidency.
[C]
a building that people are sent to when they need to be looked after, for example old people or children with no parents - often used to show disapproval
 I was determined not to put my mother in an institution.
 a mental institution (=for the mentally ill)
[U]
when something is started or introduced, especially something relating to the law or politics
institution of
 the institution of divorce proceedings
be an institution
if a person, place, event etc is an institution, they have been an important part of a place for a very long time - often used humorously
 The British pub isn't just somewhere to drink - it's an institution.
1. At an institution for the blind, Annie learned braille.
    在一所盲人学校,安妮学了布莱叶盲文。

2. Marriage is a sacred institution.
    婚姻制度是神圣的.

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