mul·​ti-in·​sti·​tu·​tion·​al ˌməl-tē-ˌin(t)-stə-ˈt(y)ü-sh(ə-)nəl How to pronounce multi-institutional (audio)
: involving, relating to, or occurring within more than one institution
multi-institutional research projects

Examples of multi-institutional in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Currently, there are two active proposals for a project like this—the European Space Agency’ Big Bang Observer (BBO) and the Japanese multi-institutional Deci-hertz Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (DECIGO). Jackie Appel, Popular Mechanics, 2 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1959, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multi-institutional was in 1959

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“Multi-institutional.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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