Engelsk ordbok

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Engelsk substantiv: initiation

1. initiation (om begivenhet) 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)induction, installation

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkceremonial, ceremonial occasion, ceremony, observance

Mere spesifikke uttrykkbar 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.

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbeginning, commencement, start

Mere spesifikke uttrykkauthorship, paternity

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

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

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)knowledgeability, knowledgeableness

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkwisdom, wiseness

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

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)induction, trigger

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcausation, causing

Mere spesifikke uttrykkfomentation, instigation

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