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"induction" in British English

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inductionnoun

uk   /ɪnˈdʌk.ʃən/  us   /ɪnˈdʌk.ʃən/
  • induction noun (ELECTRICITY)

[U] specialized physics an occasion when electrical power goes from one object to another without the objects touching: an induction coil/motor
(Definition of induction from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"induction" in American English

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inductionnoun

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.
(Definition of induction from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"induction" in Business English

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inductionnoun

uk   us   /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)
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