Definition of 'commencement'
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The high school commencement speaker was giving a rather conventional address. Christianity Today (2000)The obvious possibility was to restrict it to those steps that were taken after the commencement of proceedings. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Thus the earliest moment at which a person could become a patient was at the commencement of the proceedings. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The claimant submitted that the steps should be restricted to those taken when proceedings were in contemplation or reasonably close to the commencement of proceedings. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Trends of 'commencement'
In Common Usage. commencement is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'commencement'
British English: commencement NOUN
The commencement of something is its beginning.
All should be at least 16 years of age at the commencement of this course.
Definition of commencement from the Collins English Dictionary
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