Initiation

In*i`ti*a"tion

(?), n. [L. initiatio: cf. F. initiation.]
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1. The act of initiating, or the process of being initiated or introduced; as, initiation into a society, into business, literature, etc. "The initiation of courses of events." Pope.
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2. The form or ceremony by which a person is introduced into any society; mode of entrance into an organized body; especially, the rite of admission into a secret society or order.
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Silence is the first thing that is taught us at our initiation into sacred mysteries.
Broome.
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