initier

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin initiāre, present active infinitive of initiō. Cf. also commencer.

The "start" sense is a semantic loan from English initiate.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /i.ni.sje/
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initier

  1. to initiate (to introduce into a religion, sect, art, etc.)
  2. to start, to initiate
    Synonyms: commencer, démarrer
    Antonyms: terminer, finir, cesser, arrêter

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

initier

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of initiō

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

initier

  1. imperative of initiere