Complete Definition of "commencement"

English

Etymology
F. comencement

Noun
en-noun

  1. The first existence of anything; act or fact of commencing; rise; origin; beginning; start.

#:The time of Henry VII ... nearly coincides with the commencement of what is termed modern history. -allam.

  1. The day when degrees are conferred by colleges and universities upon students and others.
  2. A graduation ceremony, from a school, college or university.

Translations
trans-top|an act of commencing or beginning
Dutch: aanvang m
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Portuguese: começo, início m
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trans-top|day degrees are conferred
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trans-top|graduation ceremony
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References
R:1913

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