Initiation

Definition of Initiation

In`i`ti`a´tion
n.1.
1.The act of initiating, or the process of being initiated or introduced; as, initiation into a society, into business, literature, etc.
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.
Silence is the first thing that is taught us at our initiation into sacred mysteries.
- Broome.

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