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Public-institution

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Public-institution an institution kept up by public funds for the public use, as an educational or charitable foundation
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. publicuspopulus, the people.

Usage

In literature:

Nor had I as yet any reason to suspect that great public institution, the post.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, June 23, 1920" by Various
No visit that I have ever paid to a public institution interested me so much as the short one paid to the University of Michigan yesterday.
"A Frenchman in America" by Max O'Rell
Here is located another Theological Seminary, and other public institutions.
"Notes on a Tour Through the Western part of The State of New York" by Anonymous
Before leaving Delaware I feel it an imperative duty to the public to refer to one of her time-honored institutions.
"Voyage of the Paper Canoe" by Nathaniel H. Bishop
But it is certain that our public institutions are full of children who have parents amply able, but unwilling, to support them.
"The Children of the Poor" by Jacob A. Riis
Among the chief edifices are a public hall, institute and library.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1" by Various
Public offices of every description had been instituted.
"The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State" by Frederick Engels
Under his escort we traversed Merida in every direction, and visited all the public buildings and institutions.
"Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. I." by John L. Stephens
Great public-service institutions have now been founded in the rural movement.
"The Holy Earth" by L. H. Bailey
The public institutions include the sub-prefecture, tribunals of first instance and of commerce, a communal college and a farm school.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4" by Various
There, for the present at all events, was an end of the Institute, there Jenny's first public and official rebuff.
"The Great Miss Driver" by Anthony Hope
This is one reason for the institution of public worship.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus" by G. A. Chadwick
The public institutions include a tribunal of first instance and a communal college.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 8" by Various
A public discussion was instituted at which were present representatives of both parties.
"Saint Bonaventure" by Rev. Fr. Laurence Costelloe, O.F.M.
It has a castle of the 13th and 16th centuries, now occupied by several of the public institutions of the town.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
He had checked her into the Dorian Institute under an assumed name, Kirby Parker, to try to avoid any publicity.
"Syndrome" by Thomas Hoover
Ten years later he was appointed by the Minister of Public Instruction to superintend the reorganisation of the National Musical Institute.
"Great Musical Composers" by George T. Ferris
We'll give the institution no unfavorable publicity.
"The Clock Strikes Thirteen" by Mildred A. Wirt
Taxes are levied for public improvements, and for the maintenance of public institutions.
"Alaska" by Ella Higginson
Such are exceptional men; the majority, nine tenths of the people, will depend, for their culture, on the public institutions of the land.
"Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 2 (of 3)" by Theodore Parker
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In news:

At the same time, protesters say that wealthy students from private and expensive, co-pay charter schools have unfair access to elite universities, while the rest struggle to meet entrance standards at under-financed public institutions.
He is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a Principal with Mallah Furman.
As it was originally called, the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy opened in 1862 and remains one of the oldest public art institutions in the nation.
Our new series, From the Archives, opens the doors to cultural institutions around Southern California revealing the art and objects that are often unseen by the public.
CHAUTAUQUA — National Public Radio (NPR) show, "From the Top" with host Christopher O'Riley, will tape live from the Amphitheater at Chautauqua Institution on Friday, July 20, at 8:15 pm.
This undated publicity film image provided by the Sundance Institute shows Amanda Seyfried as Linda Lovelace in the film "Lovelace," included in the narrative premieres at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in January.
As occupancy rises to the low- to mid-90 percent range, "we could take it public or sell to a range of institutional investors," he said.
The institution was the lone public college in the state without a faculty union, and previous efforts to unionize were voted down.
The Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics and Public Policy at the Bush School, Texas A&M University, honored Joseph M DePinto, president and CEO of 7-Eleven, Inc, with the 2012 McLane Leadership in Business Award.
It's never good when public institutions exclude the public from even asking questions before decisions are made.
Artists are fighting back, joining forces with lawyers, community activists, cultural institutions and public officials to defend public art.
Because of Clyde 's stance against the network and the publicity he brought to the issue of decency and community standards, the television industry instituted the ratings system we still use today.
Last night Oklahoma became the eighth state to ban affirmative action at public institutions, including colleges and universities.
Executive Director of the Pat Brown Institute, a nonprofit public policy center based at Cal State University, Los Angeles.
The Institute for Public Relations (IPR) today launched a free online research center focused on the science of social media at instituteforpr.org/scienceofsocialmedia.
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In science:

CUDA has been an interested subject for the Computing group, in ISS (Institute of Space Sciences, Magurele, Romania) almost since its first public release.
Computing trends using graphic processor in high energy physics
Blackadar. K -theory for operator algebras, volume 5 of Mathematical Sciences Research Institute Publications.
Six-Term Exact Sequences for Smooth Generalized Crossed Products
Gunawardena (ed.), Idempotency, Publications of the Newton Institute, Cambridge U.
Six combinatorial clases of maximal convex tropical polyhedra
Horwitz, “Microcanonical Ensemble and Algebra of Conserved Generators for Generalized Quantum Dynamics,” Institute for Advanced Study Preprint IASSNS 96/36, submitted for publication to J.
Algebra of Conserved Generators and Statistical Ensembles in Generalized Quantum Dynamics
The data are taken from lists of publications provided by the institutions themselves.
The impact of spanish astrophysics in the 1990's
This publication contains the conference summary of the Understanding Lyα Emitters conference held at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy in Heidelberg October 6 - 10, 2008.
Understanding Lyman-alpha emitters
In: Appoximation and Probability, Banach Center Publications, 72, Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Science, Warszawa.
Minimax Goodness-of-Fit Testing in Multivariate Nonparametric Regression
Coxeter graphs and towers of algebras, volume 14 of Mathematical Sciences Research Institute Publications.
Subfactors of index less than 5, part 1: the principal graph odometer
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute Publications, 5.
Applying geometric K-cycles to fractional indices
Wang, Non-Riemannian Gravitational Interactions, Institute of Mathematics, Banach Center Publications, Vol. 41, Warzawa (1997).
On the extension of the Obukhov theorem in non-Riemannian gravity I
Wysoczanski, eds.), Banach Center Publications, vol. 73, Polish Academy of Sciences — Institute of Mathemati cs, 2006, (arXiv: math.
Nondegenerate Representations of Continuous Product Systems
Banach Center Publications, Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Mathematics, Warszawa, 1997.
Rough solutions of the Einstein constraint equations with nonconstant mean curvature
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute Publications, 18.
A Cauchy-Kowalevsky theorem for overdetermined systems of nonlinear partial differential equations and geometric applications
Karst Waters Institute Special Publication, 2, pp.
Luminescence of Speleothems in Italian Gypsum Caves: Preliminary Report
Traczyk, A new proof of Markov’s braid theorem, preprint (1992), Banach Center Publications, Vol.42, Institute of Mathematics Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa (1998). [Vo] P.
Braid equivalences and the $L$--moves
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