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initiation

noun uk   us   /ɪˌnɪʃ.iˈeɪ.ʃən/

initiation noun (START)

[U] formal an occasion when something starts: Lawyers for the couple have announced the initiation of divorce proceedings.

initiation noun (INTRODUCTION)

[C or U] an occasion when someone is first introduced to an activity or skill: My initiation into the mysteries of home brewing was not a success.
Translations of “initiation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 開始, 發起, 實施…
in Chinese (Simplified) 开始, 发起, 实施…
(Definition of initiation from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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