La palabra del día: Entablar

Verb. This word doesn’t have an exact translation into English. It means to start a conversation, battle, friendship. As you can see, it is an inchoative verb, all the focus is on a beginning. It is very much used in Legal and Business contexts as to arrange, prepare, undertake a claim or a business. E.g.: En este caso se decidió no entablar acción penal, por falta de pruebas: In this case, a decision against initiating criminal proceedings was handed down on grounds of lack of evidence of a crime.
By the way, entablar also means to plank something, as a tabla is a plank. dc