founding vs initiation what difference

what is difference between founding and initiation

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfaʊndɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -aʊndɪŋ

Verb

founding

  1. present participle of found

Noun

founding (plural foundings)

  1. The establishment of something.
    the founding of the republic
    • 2005, Donatella Della Porta, Sidney G. Tarrow, Transnational Protest and Global Activism
      Do foundings of transnational organizations appear to spur foundings of national organizations, or vice versa?

Translations

Adjective

founding (not comparable)

  1. Who or that founds or found.
    The founding fathers of our country.

Translations

Anagrams

  • fonduing


English

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle French initiation, from Latin initiātiō.
Morphologically initiate +‎ -ion

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪ.nɪ.ʃi.ˈeɪ.ʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

initiation (countable and uncountable, plural initiations)

  1. The act of initiating, or the process of being initiated or introduced
  2. The form or ceremony by which a person is introduced into any society; mode of entrance into an organized body; especially, the rite of admission into a secret society or order.
  3. (chemistry) The first step of transcription or of transduction.

Synonyms

  • (act of initiating): beginning, start

Antonyms

  • (act of initiating): conclusion, end

Related terms

  • initial
  • initiate
  • initiationism

Translations


French

Etymology

From Middle French initiation, borrowed from Latin initiātiō, initiātiōnem.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /i.ni.sja.sjɔ̃/

Noun

initiation f (plural initiations)

  1. initiation

Related terms

  • initier

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