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commencement

noun uk   /kəˈmens.mənt/ us  
[C or U] formal the beginning of something: Would passengers please turn off their mobile phones before the commencement of the flight. [C] US a ceremony at which students formally receive their degree
Translations of “commencement”
in Korean 시작…
in Arabic بِداية…
in Portuguese começo, princípio, início…
in Catalan començament…
in Japanese 開始…
in Italian inizio, apertura…
in Chinese (Traditional) 開始, 開端, 學位頒授典禮…
in Chinese (Simplified) 开始, 开端, 学位授予典礼…
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