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Main Entry: 1in·sti·tute
Pronunciation: 'in(t)-st&-"tüt, -"tyüt
Function: transitive verb
Inflected Form(s): -tut·ed; -tut·ing
Etymology: Middle English, from Latin institutus, past participle of instituere, from in- + statuere to set up -- more at STATUTE
Date: 14th century
1 : to establish in a position or office
2 a : to originate and get established : ORGANIZE <instituted reading clinics> b : to set going : INAUGURATE <instituting an investigation of the charges>
- in·sti·tut·er or in·sti·tu·tor /-"tü-t&r, -"tyü-/ noun

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\&\ as a and u in  abut
\&\ as e in kitten
\&r\ as ur and er in  further
\a\ as a in ash
\A\ as a in ace
\ä\ as o in mop
\au\ as ou in out
\ch\ as ch in chin
\e\ as e in bet
\E\ as ea in easy
\g\ as g in go
\i\ as i in hit
I\ as i in ice
\j\ as j in job
\[ng]\ as ng in sing
\O\ as o in go
\o\ as aw in law
\oi\ as oy in boy
\th\ as th in thin
\th\ as th in the
\ü\ as oo in loot
\u\ as oo in foot
\y\ as y in yet
\zh\ as si in vision
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