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    When do you use "for" or "of"

    I would like to find out when you use "of" or "for" by naming an Institute
    Example: Institute for Retail Management or Institute of Retail Management - which is correct?

    Thank you for your help

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    Re: When do you use "for" or "of"

    Both are acceptable; I prefer this one though,
    Ex: Institute for [the purpose of learning] Retail Management

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    Talking Re: When do you use "for" or "of"

    A Society is both of and for something, and one or other is usually elided:

    The Society [of Whoever, Working] for the Advancement of Whatever.

    or

    The Society of Whoever, [Working for the Advancement of Whatever]

    Like Soup, I prefer "for" in your case.

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