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Initiative

In political science, the initiative is a means by which a petition can force a public vote on a constitutional/charter amendment[?] or ordinance[?].

See also: recall, referendum


The term is also used in games such as chess. In Role playing games such as Dungeons & Dragons, initiative refers to the order in which characters take actions.



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