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Pronunciation of Initialise: Learn how to pronounce Initialise in English correctly

Learn how to say Initialise correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word initial:

existing or occurring at the beginning:
our initial impression was favourable
(of a letter) at the beginning of a word:
the witness was identified simply by an initial letter
initial consonants
(usually initials)
the first letter of a name or word, typically a person’s given name or a word forming part of a phrase:
they carved their initials into the desktops
verb (initials, initialling, initialled; US initialing, initialed)
[with object]
mark or sign (a document) with one’s initials in order to authorize or validate it:
the man initialled the three warrants
see that your client initials all alterations
agree to or ratify (a treaty or contract) by signing it:
Greece and the United States initialled a new defence cooperation agreement

early 16th century: from Latin initialis, from initium ‘beginning’, from inire ‘go in’, from in- ‘into’ + ire ‘go’

Spelling rule

Double the l when adding endings which begin with a vowel to words which end in a vowel plus l (as in
): (initials, initialling, initialled).