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initiate

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1initiateˈnɪʃiˌeɪt/verb
initiatesinitiatedinitiating
1initiate
ˈnɪʃiˌeɪt/
verb
initiatesinitiatedinitiating
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,pluralinitiators[count]
2initiateˈnɪʃijət/noun
pluralinitiates
2initiate
ˈnɪʃijət/
noun
pluralinitiates
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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