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institute something against someone or something

to initiate something against someone or something. The hospital decided to institute proceedings against her for failing to pay her bill. The prosecutor instituted a case against the county board.
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The Swiss Institute of Directors is looking forward to a fruitful exchange and cooperation with the other director institutes," said Dr.
We haven't been disappointed: The Institute has seen its membership soar past 6,000 for the first time in history, and while it remains a stretch objective, there's a possibility that TEI will welcome 1,000 new members in the fiscal year that ends on June 30.
But the CalCPA Board and Council formed CalCPA Institute out of a broader vision of how CalCPA can support its vision and strategic focus of strengthening the profession, contributing to members' success and ensuring CalCPA's success.
The Institute was considered as an introductory experience.
The Appraisal Institute's Company-Wide Membership Program requires that all of a firm's employees who provide appraisal services be either designated (MAI, SRPA or SRA) or associate members of the Appraisal Institute for at least two years.
Applications for Senior Scientist Awards are invited by the National Institute on Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, the National Cancer Institute, the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and the National Institute of Mental Health.
This might very well explain the fact that the institute has been flourishing here since its official founding in 1992.
The then-Harvard University junior had planned on becoming a political consultant until the visit to the institute led him to a career as an educator.
Whitehead insists that it is, but some critics have their doubts and believe his claims may be an attempt to portray himself as a moderate now that national attention i s focused on the Institute.
Although the institute was committed to the task of training new humanist leaders for the future, current leaders sometimes joined the classes--their presence helping to develop the nascent curriculum.
The budget has become increasingly concentrated in four Institutes that form a working group on the disease: the National Institute on Aging, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the National Institute of Nursing Research, and the result has been a focus on four issues.
More recently, he was the first executive director of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, and he continues to serve as an advisor to the Connecticut Stem Cell Research Program.
July 11-13: International Mental Health Promotion Summer Institute, Toronto; Centre for Addictions and Mental Health, www.
With membership in the European Chapter now approaching the 200 member mark, the Institute has turned its attention to Asia, where an energetic group of members and potential members have been meeting informally and will likely move toward requesting a charter within the next year.
Three years after sustaining severe damage from the Northridge Earthquake, the Brandeis-Bardin Institute is preparing to open a new Arts and Conference Center.
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