initiate

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1 initiate ˈnɪʃiˌeɪt/ verb
initiates; initiated; initiating
1 initiate
ˈnɪʃiˌeɪt/
verb
initiates; initiated; initiating
Learner's definition of INITIATE
[+ object]
formal : to cause the beginning of (something) : to start or begin (something)
: to formally accept (someone) as a member of a group or organization usually in a special ceremony
: to teach (someone) the basic facts or ideas about something usually + into

— initiator

ˈnɪʃiˌeɪtɚ/ noun, plural initiators [count]
2 initiate ˈnɪʃijət/ noun
plural initiates
2 initiate
ˈnɪʃijət/
noun
plural initiates
Learner's definition of INITIATE
[count]
: a person who is being formally accepted or who has been formally accepted as a member of a group or organization
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