initiatory

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

initiatory ‎(comparative more initiatory, superlative most initiatory)

  1. Of or pertaining to initiation
  2. inceptive, initial, inaugural or introductory
    • Herbert
      Some initiatory treatises in the law.
    • J. M. Mason
      Two initiatory rites of the same general import cannot exist together.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

initiatory ‎(plural initiatories)

  1. An introductory act or rite.