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Definition of Initiative

Initiative
Initiative In*i"ti*a*tive, a. [Cf. F. initiatif.] Serving to initiate; inceptive; initiatory; introductory; preliminary.
Initiative
Initiative In*i"ti*a*tive, n. [Cf. F. initiative.] 1. An introductory step or movement; an act which originates or begins. The undeveloped initiatives of good things to come. --I. Taylor. 2. The right or power to introduce a new measure or course of action, as in legislation; as, the initiative in respect to revenue bills is in the House of Representatives.
Initiative
Initiative In*i"ti*a*tive, n. (Political Science) The right or procedure by which legislation may be introduced or enacted directly by the people, as in the Swiss Confederation and in many of the States of the United States; -- chiefly used with the. The procedure of the initiative is essentially as follows: Upon the filing of a petition signed by a required number or percentage of qualified voters the desired measure must be submitted to a popular vote, and upon receiving the required majority (commonly a majority of those voting on the measure submitted) it becomes a law. In some States of the United States the initiative is only local; in others it is state-wide and includes the making of constitutional amendments.

Meaning of Initiative from wikipedia

- In political science, an initiative (also known as a po****r initiative or citizens' initiative) is a means by which a petition signed by a certain number...
- democracy is a form of democracy in which the electorate decides on policy initiatives without legislative representatives as proxies. This differs from the...
- The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI, or B&R), known in Chinese and formerly in English as One Belt One Road (Chinese: 一带一路) or OBOR for short, is a global...
- Avengers: The Initiative was a comic book series from Marvel Comics. Written by Dan Slott and Christos Gage with artwork initially by Stefano Caselli,...
- The Mérida Initiative (also called Plan Mexico, in reference to Plan Colombia) is a security cooperation agreement among the United States, the government...
- The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) is an organization established and owned by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan with an investment...
- Build Back Better World (B3W) is an initiative undertaken by G7 countries. Launched in June 2021, the initiative is designed to counter China's strategic...
- The Mifos Initiative is a U.S.-based non-profit that exists to support and collectively lead the open source Mifos X project. Founded in October 2011,...
- The Initiative is an American video game development company based in Santa Monica, California. As a part of Xbox Game Studios, the company was founded...
- The Rumie Initiative (Rumie) is a non-profit based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The organization develops and delivers low-cost technology that enables...