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an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated

a custom that for a long time has been an important feature of some group or society

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Above all, I sincerely believe that the public institutions and charities of this capital of Massachusetts are as nearly perfect, as the most considerate wisdom, benevolence, and humanity, can make them.
Here, as in many institutions, no uniform is worn; and I was very glad of it, for two reasons.
They were the productions of different minds and of adverse passions; one, ascending for the foundation of human government to the laws of nature and of God, written upon the heart of man; the other, resting upon the basis of human institutions, and prescriptive law, and colonial charter.
It was the result of circumstances and discussions which had occurred during their passage from Europe, and is a full demonstration that the nature of civil government, abstracted from the political institutions of their native country, had been an object of their serious meditation.
Yet the theoretic principles, as they were drawn into discussion, could not fail to arrest their attention, and must have assisted them to form accurate ideas concerning the origin and extent of authority among men, independent of positive institutions. The importance of these circumstances will not be duly weighed without taking into consideration the state of opinion then prevalent in England.
To ascertain the precise point of division between the genuine institutions of Christianity and the corruptions accumulated upon them in the progress of fifteen centuries, was found a task of extreme difficulty throughout the Christian world.
The last person in England to promote the interests of our new Institution." Such was the counter-estimate of me among the Puritan population.
The objects, interests, and general business of the Duskydale Institution were matters with which I never thought of troubling myself on assuming the duties of Secretary.
The proposition was indignantly negatived by the managers of the Institution. I am so singularly obstinate a man that I was not to be depressed even by this.
"The Managing Committee, on reflection, consider your plan of personally soliciting public attendance at the hall to be compromising the dignity of the Institution, and beg you, therefore, to abandon it."
A DISTINGUISHED Advocate of Republican Institutions was seen pickling his shins in the ocean.
The federal banking agencies recently issued a revised internal audit policy statement to update guidance on the independence of an accountant who provides both external and internal audit services to an institution so that it is consistent with the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
TRURO -- Solicitor General of Canada Wayne Easter, recently opened a Unit for maximum-security offenders at Nova Institution for Women in this city.
Institutions, with the necessary resources, mentoring, and supportive partnership with an experienced and committed research institution, represent an opportunity for conducting and expanding participation in clinical trials developed for radiation oncology and combined modality therapy as well as culturally and societally related research important to the understanding of cancer-related health disparities.
If you're a CPA who audits financial institutions and this hasn't happened yet to you, it almost certainly will: Federal bank regulators examining the institution you're auditing ask to see a copy of your workpapers.
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