how to pronounce initiation


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the above transcription of initiation is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

initiation is pronounced in five syllables

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An example use of initiation in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… is there any sort of initiation to get …”

meaning of initiation

Initiation is the act of formally admitting someone into a group or society.

initiation frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word initiation occurs in english on average 2.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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