Definitions for commencement

Definitions for (noun) commencement

Main entry: start, commencement, beginning

Definition: the act of starting something

Usage: he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations

Main entry: graduation, graduation exercise, commencement, commencement ceremony, commencement exercise

Definition: an academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred

Main entry: start, starting time, showtime, beginning, get-go, outset, offset, commencement, kickoff, first

Definition: the time at which something is supposed to begin

Usage: they got an early start; she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

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