- adj. 最初的；字首的
- vt. 用姓名的首字母签名
- n. 词首大写字母
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- initial (adj.)
- 1520s, "of or pertaining to a beginning," from Middle French initial or directly from Latin initialis "initial, incipient," from initium "a beginning, an entrance," from past participle stem of inire "to go into, enter upon, begin," from in- "into, in" (see in- (2)) + ire "to go" (see ion).
- initial (n.)
- "initial letter of a name or surname," 1620s, from initial (adj.) in a specialized sense "standing at the beginning of a word, sentence, etc."
- initial (v.)
- "to mark or sign with initials," 1864, American English, from initial (n.). Related: Initialed; initialing.
- 1. They learnt a lot from the initial market testing exercise.
- 2. The initial image projected was of a caring, effective president.
- 3. The aim of this initial meeting is to clarify the issues.
- 4. I'm also not crazy about the initial terms of the deal.
- 5. After some initial problems, acetone was successfully produced in quantity.
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