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American English: /ɪˌnɪʃiˈeɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /ɪˌnɪʃɪˈeɪʃn/

Translation of initiation in Spanish:


  • 1 countable and uncountable (admission)initiation (into something) (before noun) initiation ceremony
    ceremonia (feminine) iniciática or de iniciación
    Example sentences
    • 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 (of plan, talks)
    Example sentences
    • 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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