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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. initiation: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. initiation: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. initiation: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. initiation: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. initiation: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. initiation: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Initiation, initiation: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. initiation: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. initiation: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. initiation: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. initiation: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. initiation: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Initiation, initiation: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. initiation: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. initiation: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. initiation: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Initiation (Course of Empire album), Initiation (The Office), Initiation (Theosophy), Initiation (Todd Rundgren album), Initiation (Tommy Emmanuel album), Initiation (chemistry), Initiation (disambiguation), Initiation, The Initiation (album), The Initiation (film), The Initiation (novel): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Initiation: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. initiation: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. initiation: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Initiation: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. initiation: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. initiation: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. initiation: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. initiation: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. initiation: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. initiation: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. initiation: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. initiation: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. initiation: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. initiation: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. initiation: Encyclopedia of Graphic Symbols [home, info]
  2. Initiation: Africa Glossary [home, info]
  3. Initiation: A Dictionary Of WitchCraft [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. initiation: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Initiation: Explosives [home, info]
  2. initiation: Washington State Definitions and Abbreviations of Vetrinary Terms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (initiation)

noun:  the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new ("She looked forward to her initiation as an adult")
noun:  a formal entry into an organization or position or office ("His initiation into the club")
noun:  an act that sets in motion some course of events
noun:  wisdom as evidenced by the possession of knowledge ("His dullness was due to lack of initiation")

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