Definition of institutional in English:


Line breaks: in|sti|tu¦tion¦al
Pronunciation: /ɪnstɪˈtjuːʃ(ə)n(ə)l


  • 2(Of advertising) intended to create prestige rather than immediate sales.
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    • Institutional advertising ‘sells’ the company's brand, mission, reputation and values.



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  • We have no such bricks-and-mortar institutionalism to counter, nor a safe structure within which to slowly develop.
  • On the other hand, one can consider liberalism or liberal institutionalism as an alternative to realism and neorealism.
  • One adaptation of an approach that was originally applied to the study of domestic politics that Hix drew upon was new institutionalism.


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  • Reinforcement was considered superficial when diminution of institutionally provided aversive control was also attached.
  • The only source of power attainable in Ireland today is democracy, institutionally adapted in the case of Northern Ireland to the needs of a deeply divided society.
  • The laws on punishment for corruption are strict and probation or pardons are institutionally restricted, contrary to this country's practice.

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