verb[with object] (usually be instated)
Set up in position; install or establish: the restoration of those very authoritarian forms against which democracy had been instated
More example sentences
- This clearly proves that instating a draft has negative results, and only leads to more soldiers coming home in body bags.
- After the thugs easily overthrow the Baath party, Rudie instates a strict fundamentalist form of Rastafarianism as state religion.
- When this district agreed to accept David, in light of his ‘special’ abilities, several rules were instated to ensure both his safety and that of his classmates.
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