initiation rite

noun

Definition of initiation rite

: an act that someone must do in order to officially join a group or organization Police suspect that the crime was a gang initiation rite.

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“Initiation rite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/initiation%20rite. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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