Examples of initiation in a Sentence
his initiation as a member of the club
crimes committed as part of gang initiations
the initiation of judicial proceedings
Recent Examples of initiation from the Web
In 1993, Medellin and five other men raped and slaughtered two teens in a Houston park during a bloody gang initiation.
The president’s continued ownership of these clubs gives wealthy interests the chance to have close contact with the president in return for initiation fees and annual dues that enrich him personally.
Soon after the election, the club doubled its initiation fee to $200,000, returning the amount to its pre-recession level.
Last month, Auburn's board of trustees approved the initiation of a project for a new videoboard in the North end zone.
Doubling the initiation fee at Mar-A-Lago to $250,000, and advertising that those putting on weddings there or at his Bedminster, New Jersey, country club might get a photo-op with the president of the United States, are equally outrageous examples.
Membership applications at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort have soared since the November election—even though the initiation fee has doubled to $200,000.
Trump’s initiation of petty culture wars has become his modus operandi in a way that is bad for the country.
Jossey and other members of the fraternity participated in an initiation ceremony at the Deer Creek Trailhead in the Lassen National Forest.
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First Known Use of initiation
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Definition of initiation for English Language Learners
: the process of being formally accepted as a member of a group or organization : the process of being initiated
: a ceremony or series of actions that makes a person a member of a group or organization
: the act of starting something : the beginning of something
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