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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An act that sets in motion some course of events; The act of starting something for the first time; Wisdom as evidenced by the possession of knowledge; A formal entry into an organization or position or office.

Usage examples (31)
  • That is the cardinal initiation of every heroic adventure - fearlessness and achievement.
  • She looked forward to her initiation as an adult
  • His initiation into the club
  • Sixth is the name initiation, analogous to the naming of the child. for more
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