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Alas, I was too ill to institute them myself while it was yet time.

I sha'n't take anything at the refreshment bar, it reeks of the Institute.

Why did you telegraph the Institute folks that you wouldn't accept their offer?

That was what he said, but what his colleagues did, was to institute a military inspection or review.

If he did not return soon he would advertise, institute a search.

The philosophers of the Institute caught the manners of the rabble.

Samuel's seeing led him to institute the monarchy under Saul.

I should be so proud if you would come with me to the Institute, Lady George.

Well, papa, has Miss Mildmay persuaded you to come to the Institute with me?

My first talk with the professor at the Institute showed me my situation.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "to establish in office, appoint," from Latin institutus, past participle of instituere "to set up," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + statuere "establish, to cause to stand," from PIE root *sta- "to stand," with derivatives meaning "place or thing that is standing" (see stet). General sense of "set up, found, introduce" first attested late 15c. Related: Instituted; instituting.

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