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iniciativa nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (inventiva)initiative nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Sus ideas demuestran una gran iniciativa.
iniciativa nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (idea que da origen)initiative nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 La iniciativa fue de Pedro, pero todos estuvimos de acuerdo.
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Compound Forms:
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impulsar una iniciativa vtr + nf (promover propuesta)drive an initiative, promote an initiative v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (at the start)launch an initiative, launch an effort v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
iniciativa empresarial loc nom flocución nominal femenina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo femenino ("casa de citas", "zona cero", "arma secreta"). (sector privado)business initiative, business endeavor nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
iniciativa personal loc nom flocución nominal femenina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo femenino ("casa de citas", "zona cero", "arma secreta"). (cualidad)personal initiative nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
iniciativa privada loc nom flocución nominal femenina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo femenino ("casa de citas", "zona cero", "arma secreta"). (sector de particulares)private initiative nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
tener iniciativa loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (para hacer algo)have initiative, show initiative vtr + n
  think outside the box v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Los científicos que tienen iniciativa llegan a ser grandes inventores.
tomar la iniciativa loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (dar el primer paso)take the initiative v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (colloquial)get the ball rolling v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Ya que el director no se decidía, el supervisor tomó la iniciativa.
una iniciativa conjunta a joint initiative nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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