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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: initiative (0.01431 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to initiative.
English → Indonesian
ikhtiar, inisiatif, prakarsa
English → English
adj : serving to set in motion; “the magazine's inaugural issue”
“the initiative phase in the negotiations”
initiatory step toward a treaty”
; “his first (or
maiden) speech in Congress”
; “the liner's maiden
n 1: readiness to embark on bold new ventures [syn: enterprise
2: the first of a series of actions; “he memorized all the
important chess openings”
[syn: first step
, opening move
English → English
, a. [Cf. F. initiatif.]
Serving to initiate; inceptive; initiatory; introductory;
, n. [Cf. F. initiative.]
1. An introductory step or movement; an act which originates
The undeveloped initiatives of good things to come.
2. The right or power to introduce a new measure or course of
action, as in legislation; as, the initiative in respect
to revenue bills is in the House of Representatives.
3. (Political Science) The right or procedure by which
legislation may be introduced or enacted directly by the
people, as in the Swiss Confederation and in many of the
States of the United States; -- chiefly used with the. The
procedure of the initiative is essentially as follows:
Upon the filing of a petition signed by a required number
or percentage of qualified voters the desired measure must
be submitted to a popular vote, and upon receiving the
required majority (commonly a majority of those voting on
the measure submitted) it becomes a law. In some States of
the United States the initiative is only local; in others
it is state-wide and includes the making of constitutional
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
4. a character trait manifested in a readiness and ability to
initiate action; an enterprising spirit; a go-getting
attitude; energy; drive; get-up-and-go.
5. in interactive activities, such as conversation or games,
the right or opportunity to set the course of action; as,
to have the initiative.