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1‘we are at the initial stages’
beginning, opening, commencing, starting, inceptive, embryonic, fledgling
first, early, earliest, prime, primary
preliminary, elementary, foundational, preparatory, rudimentary
introductory, inaugural, incipient, inchoate
pilot, test, trial
1‘the initials stand for the State Earnings Related Pension’
initial letter, beginning letter
abbreviation, acronym, initialism
1‘he initialled the three warrants’
put one's initials on, sign, countersign, autograph, endorse, put one's mark on, inscribe, superscribe, witness
2‘Greece and the United States initialled a new agreement’
ratify, accept, approve, agree to, consent to, authorize, validate, recognize
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