institutionalize

US [ˌɪnstɪˈtuʃən(ə)lˌaɪz]
UK [ˌɪnstɪˈtjuːʃ(ə)nəˌlaɪz]
  • v.将(生活不能自理的人)送到收容机构(或社会福利机构);使成惯例
  • Web制度化;使制度化;机构化
Past Tense:institutionalizized  Past Tense:institutionalized  Present Participle:institutionalizing  Simple Present:institutionalizes  
institutionalize
v.
1.
~ sb
将(生活不能自理的人)送到收容机构(或社会福利机构)to send sb who is not capable of living independently to live in a special building(= an institution) especially when it is for a long period of time
2.
~ sth
使成惯例;使制度化to make sth become part of an organized system, society or culture, so that it is considered normal

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