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initiate
ɪn'ɪshiː,eɪt [n]ɪ'nɪʃiː,ɪt [v]ɪ'nɪʃiː,eɪt
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. People who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity.
  2. Someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field.
  3. Someone new to a field or activity.
(动) As a verb
  1. Set in motion, start an event or prepare the way for.
  2. Bring up a topic for discussion.
  3. Bring into being.
  4. Take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of.
  5. Accept people into an exclusive society or group, usually with some rite.
Hyphenationin•i•ti•ate
Part of Speech(动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb, (形) adjective, (名) noun
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入会rùhuìto join a society, association, etc.
开始kāishǐto begin; beginning; to start; initial
传授chuánshòuto impart; to pass on; to teach
chàngto initiate; to instigate; to introduce; to lead
倡始chàngshǐto initiate
肇始zhàoshǐto initiate; to start; the start
首倡shǒuchàngto initiate
创始chuàngshǐto initiate; to found
开创kāichuàngto initiate; to start; to found
倡仪chàngyíinitiative; to initiate; to propose (a new course of action)
启蒙qǐméngto instruct the young; to initiate; to awake somebody from ignorance; to free somebody from prejudice or superstition; primer; enlightened; the Enlightenment; Western learning from the late Qing dynasty
发轫fārènto set (something) afoot; to initiate; beginning; origin; commencement
倡议chàngyìto suggest; to initiate; proposal; initiative
倡导chàngdǎoto advocate; to initiate; to propose; to be a proponent of (an idea or school of thought)
发起fāqǐto originate; to initiate; to launch (an attack, an initiative etc); to start; to propose something (for the first time)
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