iniciativa


iniciativa
adj.&f.
feminine of INICIATIVO.
f.
proposal, initiative (propuesta).
tener iniciativa to have initiative
tomar la iniciativa to take the initiative
iniciativa privada private enterprise
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iniciativa
nombre femenino
1 initiative
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FRASEOLOGÍA
por propia iniciativa on one's own initiative
tomar la iniciativa to take the initiative
iniciativa privada private enterprise
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noun f.
initiative
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SF
1) (=capacidad emprendedora) initiative

iniciativa de paz — peace initiative

bajo su iniciativa — on his initiative

por iniciativa propia — on one's own initiative

carecer de iniciativa — to lack initiative

tomar la iniciativa — to take the initiative

iniciativa privada — private enterprise

2) (=liderazgo) leadership
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femenino
a) (cualidad) initiative

actuó por iniciativa propia — she acted on her own initiative

b) (propuesta) initiative
c) (ventaja, delantera)

tomó/perdió la iniciativa — he took/lost the initiative

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= effort, endeavour [endeavor, -USA], enterprise, framework, initiative, leadership, resourcefulness, proaction, move, movement, stake in the ground.
Ex. Co-operative, carefully planned and financed internationally backed efforts have been the keynote of more recent activity.
Ex. Eventually, it came to be recognized that the Classification Research Group's endeavours might be pertinent to the problem of alphabetical indexing.
Ex. Only those who have attempted to edit the proceedings of a conference can appreciate the magnitude and scope of such an enterprise.
Ex. The intention is to establish a general framework, and then to give exceptions or further explanation and examples for each area in turn.
Ex. These discussions will influence subsequent planning initiatives with regard to the design and layout of the new building.
Ex. Under Mr. Kilgour's leadership, OCLC has demonstrated beyond any doubt that the computer can be successfully applied to traditional library problems with the most positive results.
Ex. The impression left by the two early attempts to create universal bibliographic control was that the creation of one universal source of reference was beyond human resources and resourcefulness.
Ex. Based on their experience of mutual benefit over the past 3 years, both university libraries have transformed the goal of their interinstitutional agreement from protection to proaction.
Ex. This move has probably affirmed the future of DC.
Ex. The cathedral-like hush contrasted strangely with the clamor and movement outside.
Ex. The first version of any software is usually best seen as a stake in the ground.
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* a iniciativa de = at the initiative of.
* a iniciativas del gobierno = government-led.
* con iniciativa = proactively [pro-actively], proactive [pro-active], enterprising.
* desventaja del primero en tomar la iniciativa = first-mover disadvantage.
* emprender una iniciativa = undertake + enterprise.
* iniciativa empresarial = entrepreneurship.
* iniciativa privada = private initiative.
* lanzar una iniciativa = launch + initiative.
* llevar a cabo una iniciativa = take + initiative.
* persona con iniciativa = go-getter.
* por iniciativa de = at the instigation of, under the auspices of.
* por propia iniciativa = self-directed.
* primero en tomar la iniciativa = first mover.
* recibir bien una iniciativa = welcome + initiative.
* seguir la iniciativa = follow + the lead.
* tener iniciativa = be proactive.
* toma de iniciativas = initiative taking.
* tomar la iniciativa = seize + the initiative, take + initiative, take + a lead, step up.
* tomar la iniciativa en + Infinitivo = take + the lead in + Gerundio.
* ventaja del primero en tomar la iniciativa = first-mover advantage.
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femenino
a) (cualidad) initiative

actuó por iniciativa propia — she acted on her own initiative

b) (propuesta) initiative
c) (ventaja, delantera)

tomó/perdió la iniciativa — he took/lost the initiative

* * *
= effort, endeavour [endeavor, -USA], enterprise, framework, initiative, leadership, resourcefulness, proaction, move, movement, stake in the ground.

Ex: Co-operative, carefully planned and financed internationally backed efforts have been the keynote of more recent activity.

Ex: Eventually, it came to be recognized that the Classification Research Group's endeavours might be pertinent to the problem of alphabetical indexing.
Ex: Only those who have attempted to edit the proceedings of a conference can appreciate the magnitude and scope of such an enterprise.
Ex: The intention is to establish a general framework, and then to give exceptions or further explanation and examples for each area in turn.
Ex: These discussions will influence subsequent planning initiatives with regard to the design and layout of the new building.
Ex: Under Mr. Kilgour's leadership, OCLC has demonstrated beyond any doubt that the computer can be successfully applied to traditional library problems with the most positive results.
Ex: The impression left by the two early attempts to create universal bibliographic control was that the creation of one universal source of reference was beyond human resources and resourcefulness.
Ex: Based on their experience of mutual benefit over the past 3 years, both university libraries have transformed the goal of their interinstitutional agreement from protection to proaction.
Ex: This move has probably affirmed the future of DC.
Ex: The cathedral-like hush contrasted strangely with the clamor and movement outside.
Ex: The first version of any software is usually best seen as a stake in the ground.
* a iniciativa de = at the initiative of.
* a iniciativas del gobierno = government-led.
* con iniciativa = proactively [pro-actively], proactive [pro-active], enterprising.
* desventaja del primero en tomar la iniciativa = first-mover disadvantage.
* emprender una iniciativa = undertake + enterprise.
* iniciativa empresarial = entrepreneurship.
* iniciativa privada = private initiative.
* lanzar una iniciativa = launch + initiative.
* llevar a cabo una iniciativa = take + initiative.
* persona con iniciativa = go-getter.
* por iniciativa de = at the instigation of, under the auspices of.
* por propia iniciativa = self-directed.
* primero en tomar la iniciativa = first mover.
* recibir bien una iniciativa = welcome + initiative.
* seguir la iniciativa = follow + the lead.
* tener iniciativa = be proactive.
* toma de iniciativas = initiative taking.
* tomar la iniciativa = seize + the initiative, take + initiative, take + a lead, step up.
* tomar la iniciativa en + Infinitivo = take + the lead in + Gerundio.
* ventaja del primero en tomar la iniciativa = first-mover advantage.

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iniciativa
feminine
1 (cualidad) initiative
le falta iniciativa he lacks initiative
actuó por iniciativa propia or por su propia iniciativa she acted on her own initiative
2 (propuesta) initiative
3
(ventaja, delantera): tomó/perdió/recuperó la iniciativa he took/lost/regained the initiative
Compuesto:
iniciativa privada
(Econ):
la iniciativa privada the private sector, private enterprise
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iniciativa sustantivo femenino
initiative;
tomó la iniciativa he took the initiative

iniciativa sustantivo femenino initiative: lo hizo por propia iniciativa, he did it on his own initiative
♦ Locuciones: tomar la iniciativa, to take the initiative

'iniciativa' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
acertada
- acertado
- parada
- parado
- impulso
- prosperar
English:
enterprise
- free enterprise
- gumption
- initiative
- lead
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iniciativa nf
1. [propuesta] proposal, initiative
Comp
la iniciativa privada private enterprise
2. [cualidad, capacidad] initiative;
tener iniciativa to have initiative;
tomar la iniciativa to take the initiative;
lo hice por iniciativa propia I did it on my own initiative
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iniciativa
f initiative;
tomar la iniciativa take the initiative
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iniciativa nf
: initiative
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iniciativa n initiative

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • iniciativa — s. f. 1. Ato ou direito daquele que é o primeiro a fazer ou a lembrar alguma coisa. 2. Desembaraço nas resoluções. 3. Atividade, energia. 4. Começo, princípio.   ‣ Etimologia: feminino de iniciativo …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • iniciativa — ► sustantivo femenino 1 Idea o acción a la que después se suman otras ajenas, favorables o contrarias, para decidir o hacer una cosa. SINÓNIMO proposición sugerencia 2 Cualidad de la persona capaz de idear o emprender cosas: ■ tiene mucha… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • iniciativa — s f 1 Acción de proponer o emprender algo: tomar la iniciativa, tener iniciativa, iniciativa de ley 2 Cualidad que tiene alguien de inventar, proponer o resolver independientemente algo: un muchacho con mucha iniciativa 3 Iniciativa privada… …   Español en México

  • iniciatíva — e ž (ȋ) kar povzroča kako dogajanje, delovanje; pobuda, spodbuda: predsednik je dal iniciativo za sklicanje konference; pozdraviti, sprejeti iniciativo za kaj; osebna, ustvarjalna, zdrava iniciativa / iniciativo napada so prevzele sovražne čete… …   Slovar slovenskega knjižnega jezika

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  • iniciativa — (f) (Básico) acción de precipitarse para hacer algo antes que los demás Ejemplos: Tenemos que tomar una iniciativa antes de que sea demasiado tarde. Carece de iniciativa y por eso no podrá explotar todo su talento jamás. Sinónimos: decisión …   Español Extremo Basic and Intermediate

  • iniciativa — sustantivo femenino decisión, determinación, resolución, impulso. Generalmente aparece en la expresión tener iniciativa. * * * Sinónimos: ■ decisión, dinamismo, imaginación, idea, adelanto …   Diccionario de sinónimos y antónimos

  • iniciativa — Psicología. Capacidad del sujeto de hacer variar sus reacciones y de adaptarlas a las circunstancias …   Diccionario de Economía Alkona

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  • iniciativa — Psicología. Capacidad del sujeto de hacer variar sus reacciones y de adaptarlas a las circunstancias …   Diccionario de Economía


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