Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “induction”

See all translations

induction

noun
 
 
/ɪnˈdʌkʃən/ HR, WORKPLACE
[C or U] UK a period of training during which a new employee learns about the company they are working for and the job they will be doing: New employees undergo a two-week induction.induction into sth It is vital that the Managing Director is given a proper induction into his new job. an induction course/programme induction training an induction day/period
[C] ( also induction ceremony) a ceremony in which someone is formally introduced into a place of work or an organization: The CEO will introduce her at her induction. an induction speech
(Definition of induction from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of induction?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “induction” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

glacial

made or left by a glacier

Word of the Day

Let’s celebrate! (words and phrases for parties)

by Kate Woodford,
December 17, 2014
​​​ With Christmas and New Year almost upon us, we thought it a good time to look at the language of parties and celebrations. First, let’s start with the word ‘party’ itself. To have or throw a party or, less commonly, to give a party is to arrange a party: We’re having a

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More