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initiative

noun [C] (NEW PLAN)    /ɪˈnɪʃ.ə.tɪv/ US  /-t̬ɪv/
C1 a new plan or process to achieve something or solve a problem: The peace initiative was welcomed by both sides.Acting and actsDealing with things or people
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