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  Definition of initiative
  1. the first of a series of actions; "he memorized all the important chess openings"
  2. readiness to embark on bold new ventures
  3. serving to set in motion; "the magazine''s inaugural issue"; "the initiative phase in the negotiations"; "an initiatory step toward a treaty"; "his first (or maiden) speech in Congress"; "the liner''s maiden voyage"
Similar Words: first step, opening move, opening, enterprise, enterprisingness, go-ahead, inaugural, initiatory, first, maiden

 

Hyponyms: curtain raiser, first base, peace initiative

 

Derivational Morphology: open, open up, go ahead, plow ahead

 

Anagrams: antivenene

 

 
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