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English definition of “initiation”

initiation

noun [C or U] (INTRODUCTION)    /ɪˌnɪʃ.iˈeɪ.ʃən/
an occasion when someone is first introduced to an activity or skill: My initiation into the mysteries of home brewing was not a success.Ceremonies
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