Meaning of institutionalized in English:


Pronunciation /ˌɪnstɪˈtjuːʃ(ə)n(ə)lʌɪzd/

Translate institutionalized into Spanish


(also British institutionalised)
  • 1Established in practice or custom.

    • ‘the danger of discrimination becoming institutionalized’
  • 2Established as part of an official organization.

    • ‘one of the most insidious byproducts of the Cold War, institutionalized secrecy’
  • 3(of a person) apathetic and dependent after a long period in an institution.

    • ‘I became less institutionalized, more able to function as an individual’