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in·i·ti·a·to·ry

 (ĭ-nĭsh′ē-ə-tôr′ē)
adj.
1. Introductory; initial.
2. Tending or used to initiate.

initiatory

(ɪˈnɪʃɪˌətərɪ)
adj
of or concerning initiation or serving to initiate; initiative

in•i•ti•a•to•ry

(ɪˈnɪʃ i əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

adj.
1. introductory; initial.
2. serving to initiate.
[1605–15]
in•i`ti•a•to′ri•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.initiatory - serving to set in motioninitiatory - serving to set in motion; "the magazine's inaugural issue"; "the initiative phase in the negotiations"; "an initiatory step toward a treaty"; "his first (or maiden) speech in Congress"; "the liner's maiden voyage"
opening - first or beginning; "the memorable opening bars of Beethoven's Fifth"; "the play's opening scene"

initiatory

adjective
Of, relating to, or occurring at the start of something:
Translations

initiatory

adj (= introductory)einleitend, einführend