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  • institute — in·sti·tute 1 vt tut·ed, tut·ing 1: to establish in a particular position or office; specif in the civil law of Louisiana: to appoint as heir see also instituted heir at heir 2: to get started …   Law dictionary

  • proceedings — n. (often legal) 1) to conduct; initiate, institute proceedings against (to initiate legal proceedings against a competitor) 2) judicial, legal proceedings 3) divorce proceedings (to institute divorce proceedings) * * * legal proceedings initiate …   Combinatory dictionary

  • institute — in|sti|tute1 W2 [ˈınstıtju:t US tu:t] n an organization that has a particular purpose such as scientific or educational work, or the building where this organization is based →↑academy ▪ research institutes institute of/for ▪ the Institute for… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • institute — 1 noun (C) an organization that has a particular purpose such as scientific or educational work, or the building where this organization is based: The Institute for Contemporary Arts | research institutes 2 verb (T) formal to introduce or start a …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • institute — noun 1》 an organization for the promotion of science, education, etc. 2》 archaic a treatise or summary of principles, especially of law. verb 1》 set in motion or establish.     ↘begin (legal proceedings). 2》 appoint to a position, especially as a …   English new terms dictionary

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