initialler

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initial (ɪˈnɪʃəl)
 
adj
1.  of, at, or concerning the beginning
 
n
2.  the first letter of a word, esp a person's name
3.  printing a large sometimes highly decorated letter set at the beginning of a chapter or work
4.  botany a cell from which tissues and organs develop by division and differentiation; a meristematic cell
 
vb , -tials, -tialling, -tialled, -tials, -tialing, -tialed
5.  (tr) to sign with one's initials, esp to indicate approval; endorse
 
[C16: from Latin initiālis of the beginning, from initium beginning, literally: an entering upon, from inīre to go in, from in-² + īre to go]
 
in'itialer
 
n
 
in'itialler
 
n
 
in'itially
 
adv

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