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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The start or first part of an event, story, period of time, etc.

Usage examples (44)
  • I wonder if we could just start again from the beginning.
  • He was responsible for the beginning of negotiations
  • "`It was a dark and stormy night' is a hackneyed beginning for a story
  • The Italian beginning of the Renaissance for more
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