noninstitutional

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adjective non·in·sti·tu·tion·al \ˌnän-ˌin(t)-stə-ˈt(y)ü-shnəl, -shə-nəl\

Definition of noninstitutional

  1. 1 :  not belonging to, relating to, characteristic of, or appropriate to an institution :  not institutional noninstitutional care for the elderly … these noninstitutional, homey settings are … an appealing alternative to a hospital delivery room. — Barbara M. Swanson

  2. 2 :  not placed in the care of an institution :  noninstitutionalized the noninstitutional population

1877

First Known Use of noninstitutional

1877


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