What is another word for institutionalize?

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[ ˌɪnstɪtjˈuːʃənə͡lˌa͡ɪz], [ ˌɪnstɪtjˈuːʃənə‍lˌa‍ɪz], [ ˌɪ_n_s_t_ɪ_t_j_ˈuː_ʃ_ə_n_əl_ˌaɪ_z]

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How to use "Institutionalize" in context?

When you institutionalize someone, you take them out of the community they are used to and move them to a setting where they will be supervised and cared for. It's often used to mean that a person is being placed in a hospital, but it can also refer to a person being placed in a mental hospital, a juvenile detention center, or a nursing home. The reason people are institutionalized is because they are no longer able to take care of themselves, or are a danger to themselves or others.

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