Bedeutung von "initiate" - als Fremdsprache


verb [ T ] uk us /ɪˈnɪʃieɪt/

to make something begin:

[ often passive ] The program was initiated by the state government.

to make someone a member of a group or organization in a special ceremony, or to show someone how to do an activity:

At the age of 50, he was initiated into the priesthood.
initiation uk us /ɪˌnɪʃiˈeɪʃən/ noun [ C, U ]

(Definition von "initiate" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)