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inception

noun [C, usually singular, or U]     /ɪnˈsepʃən/
the beginning of an organization, official activity, system, or agreement: Since its inception in 1968, the company has been at the forefront of computer development. the inception of an era/a periodthe inception of a project/programme/scheme At the inception of the program, all parties will defer their complaints to the governing body.
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