Meaning of Initiative

English: Initiative
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Definition: 1

an introductory act or step; leading action: to take the initiative in making friends.

Definition: 2

readiness and ability in initiating action; enterprise: to lack initiative.

Definition: 3

one's personal, responsible decision: to act on one's own initiative.

Definition: 4

Government. a procedure by which a specified number of voters may propose a statute, constitutional amendment, or ordinance, and compel a popular vote on its adoption. Compare referendum (def 1). the general right or ability to present a new bill or measure, as in a legislature.

Definition: 5

of or relating to formal admission or acceptance into a club or other group; signifying an initiation: The secret society's initiative events are best left undescribed.