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commencementnoun

uk   /kəˈmens.mənt/  us   /kəˈmens.mənt/
(Definition of commencement from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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commencementnoun [C/U]

 us   /kəˈmens·mənt/
fml the ​beginning of something: the Senate's commencement of closed-door ​deliberations
A commencement is also a ​ceremony at which ​studentsformallyreceivetheirdiplomas (= ​documents to show they have ​successfullycompletedtheirstudies).
(Definition of commencement from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “commencement”
in Arabic بِداية…
in Korean 시작…
in Portuguese começo, princípio, início…
in Catalan començament…
in Japanese 開始…
in Chinese (Simplified) 开始, 开端, 学位授予典礼…
in Chinese (Traditional) 開始, 開端, 學位頒授典禮…
in Italian inizio, apertura…
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