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initiation

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of initiation

  1. the process or an instance of being formally placed in an office or organization <the initiation of the newest members of the local chamber of commerce> Synonyms baptism, inaugural, inauguration, induction, installation, installment (also instalment), investiture, investmentRelated Words enlistment, enrollment (also enrolment); promotionNear Antonyms discharge, removal





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