(v.) = initiate ; institute ; start ; inaugurate ; pioneer ; enter ; lead off ; detonate ; usher in ; set on + foot ; put in + train ; set in + train ; set in + motion ; begin ; kick off. Ex: The scheme was initiated under the auspices of UNISIST with the intention of providing a switching language. Ex: The librarians have instituted a series of campaigns, including displays and leaflets on specific issues, eg family income supplement, rent and rates rebates, and school grants. Ex: Over the past two to three years the numbers of full text data bases and data banks has started to escalate considerably. Ex: In the beginning staff delivered books to readers in their homes, while in 1972 a mobile library service was inaugurated enabling readers to choose their own materials. Ex: Icons, or pictorial representations of objects in systems, were pioneered by Xerox. Ex: Though the reference librarian cannot enter the reference process until he receives the question from the enquirer he is vitally concerned about all of its stages. Ex: Laurence Prusak will lead off the guest lectures on Monday, August 20th. Ex: There has been an explosion in terminology detonated by developments related to XML (eXtensible Markup Language). Ex: Optical technology has ushered in a new phase in the storage and retrieval of information. Ex: If such an experiment were set on foot in any part of England its success would be certain. Ex: Following that vote, the Government put in train an analysis of the reasons the document was voted down. Ex: The slightest disturbance may set in train a process of degradation-as from forest to grassland, or grassland to desert. Ex: If someone reports that a member of the staff is drunk while on the job, the supervisor must immediately set in motion the prescribed personnel procedures for verifying the charge, issuing a warning, observing and documenting future performance, and, if necessary, initiating a dismissal action. Ex: This section has begun to demonstrate some of the problems associated with the author approach. Ex: The article is entitled 'The bucks start here: ALA kicks off library funding campaign'. ---- * fuego + iniciar = fire + break out. * iniciar a = begin to ; start to. * iniciar el día = start + the day. * iniciar el vuelo = take to + the sky. * iniciar la jornada = start + the day. * iniciar las actividades = get + things going ; get + things rolling ; start + the ball rolling ; set + the ball rolling. * iniciar los trámites = initiate + an action. * iniciarse = cut + Posesivo + spurs. * iniciar una caminata = hit + the trail ; beat + the trail. * iniciar una conversación = initiate + a conversation. * iniciar una cruzada por = crusade for. * iniciar una excursión = hit + the trail ; beat + the trail. * iniciar una gira = hit + the road ; hit + the trail ; beat + the trail. * iniciar una investigación = launch + an investigation. * iniciar una negociación = open + a discussion. * iniciar una nueva vida = start + a (whole) new life ; make + a new life for + Reflexivo. * iniciar un proyecto = launch + an effort ; launch + a project. * que se inicie la contienda = let battle commence.