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It need hardly be said that a searching inquiry was instituted.

This style of promenading has been instituted by the young lovers of Southern towns.

This hospital was instituted in 1745 for sick and lame patients.

Immediately, as if nothing but her eye had prevented it theretofore, the search was instituted.

All these actions are instituted by them; these bonds are all in their hands.

Again, if the Sabbath was not instituted in Paradise, why did Moses mention it in connection with the creation of the world?

The Hindu Mela was an annual fair which had been instituted with the assistance of our house.

In dismay he instituted a search, which, of course, proved unavailing.

A process has now instituted against her similar to that at Cambridge.

They had instituted a fine of a penny for non-attendance, which had worked wonders.

WORD ORIGIN

1510s, "purpose, design," from institute (v.). From 1540s as "an established law." The sense of "organization, society" is from 1828, borrowed from French Institut national des Sciences et des Arts, established 1795 to replace the royal academies, from Latin institutum, neuter past participle of instituere.

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