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From Middle French initiation, from Latin initiatio

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initiation (countable and uncountable, plural initiations)

  1. The act of initiating, or the process of being initiated or introduced
    initiation into a society
    initiation into business
    initiation into literature
  2. The form or ceremony by which a person is introduced into any society; mode of entrance into an organized body; especially, the rite of admission into a secret society or order.
  3. (chemistry) The first step of transcription or of transduction.

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French initiation, from Latin initiatio

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initiation f (plural initiations)

  1. initiation