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initiationnoun

us   /ɪˌnɪʃ·iˈeɪ·ʃən/
  • initiation noun (BEGINNING)

[U] the act of beginning something: The initiation and carrying out of such a measure, he wrote, is absolutely necessary.
  • initiation noun (ACCEPTANCE IN GROUP)

[C/U] a special ceremony or responsibility that signals the acceptance of someone into a group: [C] One fraternity’s initiation required new members to wear their coats inside out for a day. [U] Sailors who charter a boat must pay a $495 initiation fee to join the club.
(Definition of initiation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “initiation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 开始, 发起, 实施…
in Chinese (Traditional) 開始, 發起, 實施…
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