How to Pronounce institutions?

Correct pronunciation for the word "institutions" is [ˌɪnstɪtjˈuːʃənz], [ˌɪnstɪtjˈuːʃənz], [ˌɪ_n_s_t_ɪ_t_j_ˈuː_ʃ_ə_n_z].

"Institutions" in context

Institutions are structures that perform a particular function in society. Examples include educational institutions, financial institutions such as banks, religious institutions such as churches and synagogues, and government institutions such as legislative bodies and courts. The purpose of an institution is to ensure that a certain set of values and practices are maintained within a given society. For example, schools promote education and financial institutions strive to facilitate economic transactions in order to promote economic stability. Institutions also shape our social behavior and the way we relate to each other. For example, religious and political institutions are often seen to set the norms of acceptable social and political behavior.


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