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  ( inducts    3rd person present)   ( inducting    present participle)   ( inducted    past tense & past participle  ) If someone is inductedinto a particular job, rank, or position, they are given the job, rank, or position in a formal ceremony.  
FORMAL      verb  
Six new members have been inducted into the Provincial Cabinet...      be V-ed into n  
She inducts Nina into the cult.      V n into n, Also V n  
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inaugurate, initiate, install, introduce, invest, swear in  

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