institution

Definitions

General English

Accounting

  • noun an organisation or society set up for a particular purpose.

Law

  • noun a widely-accepted mechanism of social order to which people conform

Media Studies

  • noun the cultural and political conventions within which media products are constructed and disseminated

Medical

  • noun a place where people are cared for, e.g. a hospital or clinic, especially a psychiatric hospital or children’s home
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