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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (first)
a. inicial
The initial plan was to produce one book, but it turned into a series.El objetivo inicial era producir un libro, pero se convirtió en una serie.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (of a name)
a. la inicial
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I had the watch engraved with his initials.Hice grabar sus iniciales en el reloj.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to write one's initials on)
a. poner las iniciales en
I initialed the contract to show that I'd read it.Puse las iniciales en el contrato para mostrar que lo había leído.
b. firmar con las iniciales
Could you initial any changes you make to the document?Por favor, firme con las iniciales los cambios que haga en el documento.
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initial
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la inicial
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
initialsiniciales fpl
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (general)
a. inicial
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (general)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. poner las iniciales en
initial [ɪˈnɪʃəl]
adjective
[+shock, success, cost, report] inicial
my initial reaction was to ... mi primera reacción fue ...; in the initial stages al principio; en la etapa inicial; en la primera etapa
noun
(letter) inicial (f)
to sign sth with one's initials firmar algo con las iniciales
transitive verb
[+letter, document] firmar con las iniciales
modifier
initial expenses (n) gastos (m) iniciales
initial letter (n) inicial (f)
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