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uninitiated Line breaks: un|initi¦ated
Pronunciation: /ʌnɪˈnɪʃɪeɪtɪd/

Definition of uninitiated in English:


Without special knowledge or experience: (as plural noun the uninitiated) the discussion wasn’t easy to follow for the uninitiated
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  • It is an electrifying experience for the uninitiated, like a theme park ride in a nature reserve.
  • Even the uninitiated and the uninformed will have heard of him.
  • Macklin's analyses are mostly insightful and are certainly to be recommended to the uninitiated interested reader.

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