Initiation meaning

ĭ-nĭshē-āshən
A ceremony, ritual, test, or period of instruction with which a new member is admitted to an organization or office or to knowledge.
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An initiating or being initiated.
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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.
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The ceremony or conventions by which a person is initiated into a fraternity, club, etc.
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The act of initiating, or the process of being initiated or introduced; as, initiation into a society, into business, literature, etc.
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Origin of initiation

  • From Middle French initiation, from Latin initiatio

    From Wiktionary