institutionalization

(noun) The act or process of establishing a new norm into a society.

Example: Making it illegal to drive without a seatbelt and announcing the law change through a publicity campaign before the law goes into effect.

Audio Pronunciation: (in·sti·tu·tion·al·i·za·tion)

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: institutionalizations

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