Hindi translation of 'initiative'
initiative /ɪˈnɪʃətɪv इˈनिशटिव़्/
Word forms: initiatives
1. countable noun
An initiative is an important act intended to solve a problem.
There's talk of a new peace initiative.
announce/launch/introduce an initiative
welcome/support/back an initiative
a new/major/bold initiative
a diplomatic/strategic/private initiative
a peace/business/marketing initiative
a finance/policy/education initiative
2. singular noun
In a fight or contest, if you have the initiative, you are in a stronger position than your opponents.
3. uncountable noun
If you have initiative, you are able to take action without needing other people to tell you what to do.
She was disappointed that he had no initiative.
If you take the initiative in a situation, you are the first person to act, and are therefore able to control the situation.
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Example Sentences Including 'initiative'
Still, it's taken a Labour Government to make us use our initiative.The Open Door
The Politburo is looking for acceleration, an initiative to regain some of the lost ground.A Song at Twilight
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'initiative' in Other Languages
- Arabic: مُبَادَرَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: iniciativa
- Chinese: 动议
- Croatian: inicijativa
- Czech: iniciativa
- Danish: initiativ
- Dutch: initiatief
- European Spanish: iniciativa
- Finnish: aloite
- French: initiative
- German: Initiative
- Greek: πρωτοβουλία
- Italian: iniziativa
- Japanese: イニシアチブ
- Korean: 개시
- Norwegian: initiativ
- Polish: inicjatywa
- Portuguese: iniciativa
- Romanian: inițiativă inițiative
- Russian: инициатива
- Spanish: iniciativa
- Swedish: initiativ
- Thai: การริเริ่ม
- Turkish: girişim inisiyatif
- Ukrainian: ініціатива
- Vietnamese: sáng kiến
Translation of initiative from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary