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initiate

US [ɪˈnɪʃiˌeɪt]
UK [ɪˈnɪʃieɪt]
  • v.开创;开始;提出;制定
  • adj.被传授初步知识的;新入会的
  • n.被传授初步知识的人;新入会的人
  • Web创始;发起;发动
Past Participle:initiated  Present Participle:initiating  Simple Present:initiates  
initiate
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v.
1.
~ sth
开始;发起;创始to make sth begin
to initiate legal proceedings against sb
对某人提起诉讼
The government has initiated a programme of economic reform.
政府已开始实施经济改革方案。
2.
~ sb (into sth)
使了解;传授;教…开始尝试to explain sth to sb and/or make them experience it for the first time
Many of them had been initiated into drug use at an early age.
他们中有很多人在早年就被教会了吸毒。
3.
~ sb (into sth)
(尤指在秘密仪式上)使加入,接纳,吸收to make sb a member of a particular group, especially as part of a secret ceremony
Hundreds are initiated into the sect each year.
每年有好几百人被接纳到这个教派中。
n.
1.
新加入某组织(或机构、宗教)的人;新入会的人a person who has been allowed to join a particular group, organization, or religion and is learning its rules and secrets

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