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Mr Hills showed initiative and bravery when dealing with a dangerous situation.
Employees are encouraged to use their initiative if faced with a problem.
He developed the plan on his own initiative.
She would have to take the initiative in order to improve their relationship.
We have lost the initiative and allowed our opponents to dominate the discussion.
This is the British English definition of initiative. View American English definition of initiative.
the amount of money that a business makes or loses
a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the timeadd a word
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