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Induct



[in-duhkt] /ɪnˈdʌkt/

verb (used with object)
1.
to install in an office, benefice, position, etc., especially with formal ceremonies:
The committee inducted her as president.
2.
to introduce, especially to something requiring special knowledge or experience; initiate (usually followed by to or into):
They inducted him into the mystic rites of the order.
3.
to take (a draftee) into military service; draft.
4.
to bring in as a member:
to induct a person into a new profession.
/ɪnˈdʌkt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to bring in formally or install in an office, place, etc; invest
2.
foll by to or into. to initiate in knowledge (of)
3.
(US) to enlist for military service; conscript
4.
(physics) another word for induce (sense 5), induce (sense 6)
v.

late 14c., from Latin inductus, past participle of inducere “to lead” (see induce). Originally of church offices; sense of “bring into military service” is 1934 in American English. Related: Inducted; inducting.

induct in·duct (ĭn-dŭkt’)
v. in·duct·ed, in·duct·ing, in·ducts
To produce an electric current or a magnetic charge by induction.

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  • Inductee

    [in-duhk-tee, in-duhk-] /ˌɪn dʌkˈti, ɪn dʌk-/ noun 1. a person into military service. 2. a person into an organization. /ˌɪndʌkˈtiː/ noun 1. (US) a military conscript n. 1941, American English, from induct + -ee.

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