2016年1月22日 星期五

institute, institution, institutional,a passing interest in, three-piece suit and arched eyebrows






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UNIVERSITY | Admins close review of Spanish Department
In March 2015, an anonymous group of Spanish and Portuguese graduate students wrote a letter criticizing a “highly negative atmosphere” within the department. In particular, the letter denounced an environment of fear and intimidation and alleged that the director of graduate studies, Noël Valis, and the department chair, Rolena Adorno, did not take students’ concerns seriously.



Admins close review of Spanish Dept.
Administrators have instituted a range of changes in the Spanish and Portuguese Department — including appointing a new director of graduate studies, mandating sexual harassment training for faculty and temporarily…
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Getty Images The prince in his pomp
BOB NOVAK, who died on August 18th, was a Washington institution for more than 50 years. His column, which was syndicated in almost 300 newspapers and appeared as often as six times a week, was compulsory reading for anybody with even a passing interest in politics. He was also a fixture on the political talk shows, with his trademark three-piece suit and arched eyebrows, and his mouth always ready to break into a sneer.

institutional problem

In 1985, Enid Nemy wrote in The New York Times that Mr. Battelle had become “more than currently fashionable” — although he was still that. He was, she declared, “an institution.”
1985年,伊妮德·內米(Enid Nemy)為《紐約時報》撰文,稱巴特爾先生已經「超越了流行風尚」——儘管他依然流行。她說,他已經成為「一種典範??」。


institute Line breaks: in¦sti|tute
Pronunciation: /ˈɪnstɪtjuːt/ 

Definition of institute in English:

noun

[OFTEN IN NAMES]
1An organization having a particular purpose, especially one that is involved with science, education, or a specific profession:the Institute of Architectsa research institute
2(usually institutesarchaic A commentary, treatise, or summary of principles, especially concerning law:Coke’s Institutes of the Laws of England

verb

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1Introduce or establish (a scheme, undertaking, or policy):the state instituted a national lotterythe award was instituted in 1900
1.1Begin (legal proceedings) in a court:she intended to institute divorce proceedings
2Appoint (someone) to a position, especially as a cleric:his sons were instituted to the priesthood[WITH COMPLEMENT]: a testator who has instituted his daughter heir

Origin

Middle English (in sense 2 of the verb): from Latin institut- 'established', from the verb instituere, fromin- 'in, towards' + statuere 'set up'. The noun is from Latin institutum 'something designed, precept', neuter past participle of instituere; sense 1 dates from the early 19th century.



 institution
[名]
1
(1) (社会的・教育的事業などのための)会, 協会, 学会, 団体, 院, 所
a charitable institution
慈善団体
a public institution
公共機関
a financial institution
金融機関.
(2) その建物, 会館.
(3) ((婉曲))(養老院・孤児院などの)施設.
2 [U]社会制度;(確立された)規則, 法;しきたり, 慣習
the institution of marriage
結婚制度.
3 ((略式・おどけて))おなじみの事[物, 人], 名物
the institutions of the city
町の名物.
4 [U](…の)設立, 創設, 制定((of ...))
the institution of a savings bank
貯蓄銀行の設立.
5 《教会》聖体の設立;聖職叙任.

institution

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Definition of institution


noun

  • 1an organization founded for a religious, educational, professional, or social purpose: an academic institution a certificate from a professional institution
  • an organization providing residential care for people with special needs:about 5 per cent of elderly people live in institutions
  • an established official organization having an important role in a society, such as the Church or parliament:the institutions of democratic government
  • a large company or other organization involved in financial trading:City institutions
  • 2an established law or practice:the institution of marriage
  • informal a well-established and familiar person or custom:he soon became something of a national institution
  • 3 [mass noun] the action of instituting something:a delay in the institution of proceedings

Origin:

late Middle English (in sense 2, sense 3): via Old French from Latin institutio(n-), from the verb instituere (see institute). sense 1 dates from the early 18th century

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