Definitions of "initiative"
  1. It's the preliminary sequence of actions undertaken to achieve a particular outcome
  2. It refers to the authority to begin legal proceedings
  3. It's a method by which a certain set of voters can propose a new law, demanding that it be presented to the voters or legislative bodies for their affirmation
How to use "initiative" in a sentence
  1. The citizens used their initiative to propose new environmental regulations.
  2. The committee exercised its initiative and proposed a new law related to healthcare.
  3. The community's initiative allowed them to petition a traffic law change, compelling the city council to bring it up for a vote.

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