initiation

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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (admittance)
a. la iniciación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Initiation into the lodge is a secret ceremony.La iniciación en la logia es una ceremonia secreta.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(beginning)
a. el inicio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Initiation of the talks was delayed until after the elections.Se aplazó el inicio de las negociaciones hasta después de las elecciones.
b. el comienzo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The company announced the initiation of a Phase II clinical trial.La compañía anunció el comienzo de un ensayo clínico en Fase II.
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initiation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la iniciación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
initiation ceremonyceremonia iniciática or de iniciación
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initiation [ɪˌnɪʃɪˈeɪʃən]
noun
(beginning) inicio (m); comienzo (m); (admission) (into society, organization) admisión (f);into en;
modifier
initiation ceremony initiation rite (n) ceremonia (f) de iniciación
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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