- /ɪnstəˈtjuʃənəl / (say instuh'tyoohshuhnuhl)
1. of, relating to, or established by institution.
2. relating to organised societies or to the buildings used for their work.
3. of the nature of an institution.
4. characterised by uniformity and dullness.
5. relating to institutes or principles, especially of jurisprudence.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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