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Translation of initiate in German:

transitive verb

British English: /ɪˈnɪʃɪeɪt/
American English: /ɪˈnɪʃiˌeɪt/
  • 1 (admit)
    (Sociology, Ethnology)
    into in + Akk.
    initiate somebody into something (into club, group, etc.)
    jemanden in etwas Akk. aufnehmen
    (into knowledge, mystery, etc.)
    jemanden in etwas Akk. einweihen
  • 2 (begin)
    in die Wege leiten
    (Verhandlungen, Reformen)
    (Diskussion, Verhandlung, Feierlichkeiten, Feindseligkeiten)
    (Prozess, Klage)


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

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