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inceptionnoun [U]

 us   /ɪnˈsep·ʃən/
the ​beginning of an ​organization or ​officialactivity: Since ​its inception in 1968, the ​company has been at the ​forefront of ​computerdevelopment.
(Definition of inception from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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inceptionnoun [C, usually singular, or U]

uk   us   /ɪnˈsepʃən/
the beginning of an ​organization, ​officialactivity, ​system, or ​agreement: Since its inception in 1968, the ​company has been at the forefront of ​computerdevelopment. 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.
(Definition of inception from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inception”
in Chinese (Simplified) 成立, 创立…
in Turkish başlama, başlangıç…
in Russian начало, основание…
in Chinese (Traditional) 成立, 創立…
in Polish początek, powstanie…
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