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Institute

institute vt

-tut·ed
-tut·ing
1 : to establish in a particular position or office
;specif
in the civil law of Louisiana
: to appoint as heir see also instituted heir at heir
2 : to get started
: bring [ a lawsuit]
n 1 : an elementary principle recognized as authoritative
2
pl

: a collection of principles
;esp
: a legal compendium


Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.