banks and other financial institutions
an institution of higher learning
Family visits are a Thanksgiving institution.
She's not interested in the institution of marriage.
The play has become something of an institution on Broadway.
the institution of new rules and regulations See More
Recent Examples on the WebIn a world of decaying institutions, the citizen-protector takes matters into his own hands.—Rachel Monroe, The New Yorker, 23 Sep. 2023 Now, the 52-year-old executive is firmly presiding over the empire his father built — encompassing the most influential conservative media institutions in America — from an office suite on the L.A. studio lot.—Meg James, Los Angeles Times, 22 Sep. 2023 Pharmacies, state and local health departments and the agencies and institutions that care for older Americans should work with community partners on intensive outreach in the upcoming weeks, standing up accessible clinics with convenient hours that offer all three vaccinations.—Time, 22 Sep. 2023 Athletes are ensuring their financial futures by managing their brands efficiently and securely with the help and support of institutions like City National Bank.—Bob Verini, Variety, 21 Sep. 2023 At every point of the compass, Beijing is laying the foundations of its new international order and shaping places and institutions outside its borders in its image.—Washington Post Staff, Washington Post, 21 Sep. 2023 Aisha Francis, president and CEO of Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology, said Tuesday that the diversity of institutions in New England is important, and worth protecting.—Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 19 Sep. 2023 And large numbers of remains recovered from Illinois are held by institutions in other states.—John O’Connor and Melissa Perez Winder, The Christian Science Monitor, 19 Sep. 2023 The institution in Princess Anne in Somerset County became a land-grant university only after a law passed in 1890 made the funds contingent on designating a separate college for Black students, or proving race was not an admissions factor at College Park.—Dan Belson, Baltimore Sun, 19 Sep. 2023 See More
These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'institution.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.