An organization founded to promote a cause.
Other Word Forms of Institute
Origin of Institute
Middle English instituten from Latin īnstituere īnstitūt- to establish in- in in–2 statuere to set up stā- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Middle English, from Latin īnstitūtus, past participle of īnstituō (“I set up, place upon, purpose, begin, institute”), from in (“in, on”) + statuō (“set up, establish”).
From French institut, from Middle French, from Latin īnstitūtum.
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