initiation ( initiations plural )
1 n-uncount The initiation of something is the starting of it.
usu the N of n
They announced the initiation of a rural development programme...
2 n-var Someone's initiationinto a particular group is the act or process by which they officially become a member, often involving special ceremonies.
oft N into n, N n
This was my initiation into the peace movement.
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admission, baptism of fire, commencement, debut, enrolment, entrance, inauguration, inception, induction, installation, instatement, introduction, investiture
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