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“induction” in British English

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uk /ɪnˈdʌk.ʃən/ us /ɪnˈdʌk.ʃən/

(Definition of “induction” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“induction” in American English

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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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uk /ɪnˈdʌkʃən/ us 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)