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Initiative is a process by which a referendum can be triggered by a petition of voters
Initiative may also refer to:
- In personal behavior, initiative is the ability and tendency to initiate: to start an action, including coming up with a proposal and giving or helping without first being requested to do so
- Initiative (organization), a readiness to embark on a new business venture
- In military operations, "taking the initiative" means generating a series of threats to which the opponent must respond
- Avengers: The Initiative, a comic book series from Marvel Comics
- Civil War: The Initiative, a comics crossover storyline from Marvel Comics
- Fifty State Initiative, a fictional government program in the Marvel Comics Universe
- Initiative (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), a fictional secret military bipartisian government organization in Buffy the Vampire Slayer
- The Dharma Initiative, a fictional organization from the television show Lost
- "The Initiative", the seventh episode of season 4 of the television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer
- In poker, initiative is the ability to make continuation bet after having raised preflop
- Initiative (chess), the ability in chess to make attacks that must be responded to
- initiative games, activities used for team building to challenge a group with a structured task
- initiative (role-playing games), a number which determines the order in which characters take actions, especially during combat
- The Initiative (Tunisia) - a political party.
- The Hawkeye Initiative, a tumblr page that features comic book character Hawkeye in various poses held by female comic book characters.
- The Initiative Collective (aka "The Initiative"), a worldwide group of grassroots neighborhood watch organizations.
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