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onset

noun
 
 
/ˈɒnset/
the onset of sth the beginning of something, usually something unpleasant: the onset of cancerBeginnings and starts
Translations of “onset”
in Spanish inicio, comienzo…
in French commencement…
in German der Anfang…
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