Engelsk ordbok



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Engelsk substantiv: institution

1. institution (om gruppe) an organization founded and united for a specific purpose


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)establishment


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkorganisation, organization


Mere spesifikke uttrykkacademy, charity, company, educational institution, faith, financial institution, financial organisation, financial organization, honorary society, issuer, medical institution, organized religion, religion, vicariate, vicarship

2. institution (om gjenstand) an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkestablishment


Mere spesifikke uttrykkhome, nursing home, orphanage, orphans' asylum, penal facility, penal institution, rest home

3. institution (om erkjendelse) a custom that for a long time has been an important feature of some group or society


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe institution of marriage.
The institution of slavery.
He had become an institution in the theater.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcustom, tradition


Mere spesifikke uttrykklevirate

4. institution (om handling) the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe looked forward to her initiation as an adult.
The foundation of a new scientific society.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)creation, foundation, founding, initiation, innovation, instauration, introduction, origination


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbeginning, commencement, start


Mere spesifikke uttrykkauthorship, paternity

5. institution (om gjenstand) a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)asylum, insane asylum, mental home, mental hospital, mental institution, psychiatric hospital


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkhospital, infirmary


Mere spesifikke uttrykkBedlam, booby hatch, crazy house, cuckoo's nest, funny farm, funny house, loony bin, madhouse, nut house, nuthouse, sanatorium, snake pit









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