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Definition of Institutional


  1. Pertaining to, or treating of, institutions; as, institutional legends.
  2. Instituted by authority.
  3. Elementary; rudimental.

Institutional Quotations

The social sciences offer equal promise for improving human welfare; our lives can be greatly improved through a deeper understanding of individual and collective behavior. But to realize this promise, the social sciences, like the natural sciences, need to match their institutional structures to today's intellectual challenges.
Nicholas A. Christakis

Democracy is a political method, that is to say, a certain type of institutional arrangement for arriving at political - legislative and administrative - decisions and hence incapable of being an end in itself.
Joseph A. Schumpeter

When theology erodes and organization crumbles, when the institutional framework of religion begins to break up, the search for a direct experience which people can feel to be religious facilitates the rise of cults.
Daniel Bell

I have an institutional fear of big government. I have an institutional opposition to bureaucracy.
Rush Limbaugh

Deconstruction insists not that truth is illusory but that it is institutional.
Terry Eagleton
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Institutional Translations

institutional in German is Institutions
institutional in Italian is legale
institutional in Spanish is institucional
institutional in Swedish is institut
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