Definition of “inception” - English Dictionary

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“inception” in American English

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inceptionnoun [ U ]

us /ɪnˈsep·ʃən/

the beginning of an organization or official activity:

Since its inception in 1968, the company has been at the forefront of computer development.

(Definition of “inception” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“inception” in Business English

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inceptionnoun [ C, usually singular, or U ]

uk /ɪnˈsepʃən/ us

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 period
the 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)