Focus on the pronunciation of initial
English definition of “initial”
/ɪˈnɪʃəl/ verb [T] (initialling or US usually initialing, initialled or US usually initialed)
› to write the first letters of each of your names on an official document to show that you have read it and agree with it: Initial and date each page of the contract.
› to discuss and agree to an arrangement with another organization, country, etc.: The two nations used the summit to initial a deal on energy cooperation.