Engelsk ordbog

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Engelsk navneord: initiation

1. initiation (om begivenhed) a formal entry into an organization or position or office

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis initiation into the club.
He was ordered to report for induction into the army.
He gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)induction, installation

Mindre specifikke termerceremonial, ceremonial occasion, ceremony, observance

Mere specifikke termerbar mitzvah, bas mitzvah, bat mitzvah, bath mitzvah, coronation, enthronement, enthronisation, enthronization, inaugural, inauguration, investiture

2. initiation (om handling) the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe looked forward to her initiation as an adult.
The foundation of a new scientific society.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)creation, foundation, founding, innovation, instauration, institution, introduction, origination

Mindre specifikke termerbeginning, commencement, start

Mere specifikke termerauthorship, paternity

3. initiation (om egenskab) wisdom as evidenced by the possession of knowledge

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis knowledgeability impressed me.
His dullness was due to lack of initiation.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)knowledgeability, knowledgeableness

Mindre specifikke termerwisdom, wiseness

4. initiation (om handling) an act that sets in motion some course of events

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)induction, trigger

Mindre specifikke termercausation, causing

Mere specifikke termerfomentation, instigation

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