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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of inducere; INDUCE

induct

verb
     
Related topics: Army, Christianity, Organizations
in‧duct [transitive usually passive] formal
1RRCSSO to officially give someone a job or position of authority, especially at a special ceremony
induct somebody to/into something
18 new junior ministers were inducted into the government.
2 American EnglishPMASSO to officially introduce someone into a group or organization, especially the army
3 to officially introduce someone into an important place of honour at a special ceremony
induct somebody into something
Barry was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1987.

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