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initiatory

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adjective ini·tia·to·ry \i-ˈni-sh(ē-)ə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Definition of initiatory

  1. 1 :  constituting a beginning <initiatory proceedings>

  2. 2 :  tending or serving to initiate <initiatory rites>



Circa 1615

First Known Use of initiatory

circa 1615



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