Translation of "initiative" - English-Spanish dictionary

initiative

noun uk /ɪˈnɪʃ·ə·tɪv/ us /ɪˈnɪʃ·ə·t̬ɪv/

a plan or activity that is done to solve a problem or improve a situation

iniciativa
a new / government initiative to reduce crime

[ no plural ] the ability to make decisions and do things without needing to be told what to do

iniciativa
These people seem to have no initiative.
on your own inititiative

If you do something on your own initiative, you plan it and decide to do it yourself without anyone telling you what to do.

por iniciativa propia
We need people who can work on their own initiative.

(Translation of “initiative” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)