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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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