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initiate

Translation of initiate in French:

noun

British English: /ɪˈnɪʃɪət/
American English: /ɪˈnɪʃiət/

transitive verb

British English: /ɪˈnɪʃɪeɪt/
American English: /ɪˈnɪʃiˌeɪt/
  • 1
    mettre en œuvre (plan, project, reform)
    amorcer (talks)
    entreprendre (improvements, reorganization)
    to initiate proceedings against somebody (Law)
    entamer or engager des poursuites contre quelqu'un
  • 2 (admit)to initiate somebody into (into membership)
    admettre quelqu'un au sein de (secret society, club)
    (into knowledge) initier quelqu'un à (astrology, art of love)

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