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Definición de “initiate” en inglés

initiate

verb [T] uk   /ɪˈnɪʃ.i.eɪt/ us  

initiate verb [T] (START)

C2 formal to cause something to begin: Who initiated the violence?

initiate verb [T] (TEACH)

to teach someone about an area of knowledge, or to allow someone into a group by a special ceremony: At the age of eleven, Harry was initiated into the art of golf by his father. Each culture had a special ritual to initiate boys into manhood.

initiate

noun [C] uk   /ɪˈnɪʃ.i.ət/ formal us  
a person who has recently joined a group and has been taught its secrets
(Definition of initiate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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