Translation of initiation in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ɪˌnɪʃiˈeɪʃən/


  • 1 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable (admission) initiation (into sth) iniciación (feminine)(en algo) (before noun/delante del nombre) initiation ceremony ceremonia (feminine) iniciática or de iniciación
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    • He urged the society to enhance its initiation ceremonies.
    • It was also the occasion for young men's initiation rites.
    • I entered into what I consider to be one of the most serious oaths in my life on the night of my first initiation.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (of plan, talks) inicio (masculine) [formal], comienzo (masculine)
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    • The most recent development in academic programs has been the initiation of the PhD-granting program in Rehabilitation Sciences.
    • In such cases, the government is simply doing its entirely proper, strictly limited job of protecting individual rights from the initiation of physical force.
    • The initiation of a review is the responsibility of the administrator's supervisor, who shall tailor the review to the unique aspects of the position.

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