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induction

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induction/ɪnˈdʌkʃən/noun
pluralinductions
induction
/ɪnˈdʌkʃən/
noun
pluralinductions
Learner's definition of INDUCTION  
[count] 
: the formal act or process of placing someone into a new job, position, government office, etc.
   b US : the formal act of making someone a member of the military
[noncount]medical : the act of giving a pregnant woman special drugs so that she will give birth
[noncount]technical : a kind of reasoning that uses particular examples in order to reach a general conclusion about something
[noncount]technical : the process by which an electric current, an electric charge, or magnetism is produced in objects by being close to an electric or magnetic field
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