non·​in·​sti·​tu·​tion·​al·​ized | \ ˌnän-ˌin(t)-stə-ˈt(y)ü-shnə-ˌlīzd How to pronounce noninstitutionalized (audio) , -shə-nə-ˌlīzd \

Definition of noninstitutionalized

: not institutionalized especially : not placed in the care of an institution noninstitutionalized adults the noninstitutionalized population

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Recent Examples on the Web It factors in only noninstitutionalized civilians ages 16 and older. Salvador Rizzo, Washington Post, "Kevin McCarthy claims that the labor participation rate is ‘going back up’ under Trump," 30 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of noninstitutionalized

1904, in the meaning defined above

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“Noninstitutionalized.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 8 December 2019.

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variants: also British noninstitutionalised \ -​ˌin(t)-​stə-​ˈt(y)ü-​shnəl-​ˌīzd, -​shən-​ᵊl-​ How to pronounce noninstitutionalised (audio) \

Medical Definition of noninstitutionalized

: not institutionalized especially : not having been placed in a special institution

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