initialling initialling  /ɪ ˈnɪ ʃə lɪŋ/


  1. (n) the first letter of a word (especially a person's name)
  2. (v) mark with one's initials
  3. (adj) occurring at the beginning


  • Ukrainians deserve to choose own future: Kerry

    Ukrainians should be allowed to choose their own future, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday, after Kiev's decision to put a key EU pact on hold sparked mass street protests in the former Soviet state. Kerry praised Moldova for initialling an EU agreement during a visit to that country, saying that "The United States believes deeply that European integration is the best road for both ...
    on December 5, 2013     Source: AFP via Yahoo! News


  1. "After the initialling, it is important to realize the signing of the agreement as soon as possible, because that is an important signal for an influx of new investments, for the development of our industry, for creating new jobs - which all leads...
    on Nov 6, 2007 By: Vojislav Kostunica Source: Earthtimes (press release)

  2. "We are in favour of initialling a future agreement on civilian nuclear cooperation. But we have to first wait for India to finalise the pact with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)," Kouchner said here less than a month before French...
    on Dec 21, 2007 By: Bernard Kouchner Source:

  3. "It is a long way between initialling and the signing," Kacin warned.
    on Nov 6, 2007 By: Jelko Kacin Source: Earthtimes (press release)

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