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initiate

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪˈnɪʃieɪt/
START to make something begin
başlamak, başlatmak, önayak olmak
[often passive] The reforms were initiated by Gorbachev.Causing things to happen
JOIN to make someone a member of a group or organization in a special ceremony, or to show someone how to do an activity
özel törenle üyeliğe almak/kabul etmek, sokmak; nasıl yapılacağını göstermek; kurallarını/esaslarını/sırlarını öğretmek
At the age of 50, he was initiated into the priesthood.Ceremonies
initiation
 
 
/ɪˌnɪʃiˈeɪʃən/ noun [C, U]
başlatma
Translations of “initiate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 開始, 開始,創始…
in Russian начинать, вводить, принимать…
in Chinese (Simplified) 开始, 开始,创始…
in Polish zapoczątkować, zainicjować, wprowadzać…
(Definition of initiate from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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