initialization

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Etymology[edit]

initialize +‎ -ation

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initialization (countable and uncountable, plural initializations) (US spelling)

  1. (uncountable) The process of preparing something to begin.
  2. (countable) An act of preparing something to begin.
  3. (programming) An assignment of an initial value for a data object or variable

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