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induction

noun
physics /ɪnˈdʌk·ʃən/ [U] the process of establishing an electrical current in an object by placing it near another object that has current in it
 us   /ɪnˈdʌk·ʃən/ [C/U] the act or process of introducing someone formally or with a special ceremony to an organization or group: [U] She is being considered for induction into the Soccer Hall of Fame.
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