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synonyms for initiative

  • action
  • drive
  • leadership
  • push
  • ambition
  • dynamism
  • energy
  • enterprise
  • enthusiasm
  • get-up-and-go
  • gumption
  • inventiveness
  • moxie
  • originality
  • punch
  • resource
  • resourcefulness
  • spunk
  • steam
  • vigor
See also synonyms for: initiatives

antonyms for initiative

MOST RELEVANT
  • apathy
  • cowardice
  • idleness
  • inactivity
  • indifference
  • laziness
  • lethargy
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Rich countries are backing this initiative, but so far, the majority have not yet dipped into their own stockpiles to contribute vaccines.
DON’T HATE THE VACCINE TOURISTS, HATE THE VACCINE GAMEJEN KIRBYFEBRUARY 12, 2021VOX
They engaged in a more purposeful way than ever before to redesign the brand’s approach to paid search marketing in an effort to align with the business’s overall digital transformation initiatives.
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The initiative is designed to help poorer countries deal with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
WHAT AFRICAN COUNTRIES SHOULD BE FIGHTING FOR IN NEGOTIATIONS WITH CHINAHANNAH RYDERFEBRUARY 11, 2021QUARTZ
He said it was the right time in the organization’s development to begin leading the way on policy initiatives.
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The research initiative began in 2000 due to increased sightings and a growing fear of conflicts with humans.
FOUR WILD ANIMALS THAT ARE THRIVING IN CITIESBY RYAN CHELIUS/OUTDOOR LIFEFEBRUARY 9, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
It’s a reminder that for diversity efforts to achieve their purpose, they need to add new voices to decision-making processes, going beyond how well a board or executive team or workplace complies with an initiative on the surface.
INDIA’S GENDER QUOTA FOR BOARDS OF DIRECTORS LED TO A TROUBLING TRENDCLAIRE ZILLMANFEBRUARY 9, 2021FORTUNE
She also launched the “Yes, 1 Billion Kids Can Code” initiative to donate educational resources to children around the world.
SAMAIRA MEHTA SHOWS OTHER KIDS THE FUN OF CODING BY INVENTING BOARD GAMESGINA RICHFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In the San Francisco Bay area, the Panthers launched a series of initiatives to get community control of the police on the ballot.
WHAT ‘DEFUND THE POLICE’ REALLY MEANSSIMON BALTOFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Until his arrest, Wynn worked as a violence interrupter, a contract position with the city’s anti-violence Cure the Streets initiative.
D.C. JUDGE DISMISSES MURDER CHARGE AGAINST VIOLENCE INTERRUPTERKEITH L. ALEXANDERFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Worthy will reserve portions of all subsequent raises for like initiatives.
CHANGING THE PLANT-BASED FOOD INDUSTRY ONE SPOON AT A TIMERACHEL KINGFEBRUARY 7, 2021FORTUNE
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