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Noun
The act of something that starts
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The action of establishing an institution or organization
Noun
A group of people or things in a particular arrangement or pattern
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A condition or circumstance that puts one in a favorable or superior position
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Adjective
Completed before need or a milestone event
Adjective
Beginning, starting, coming into existence
Adjective
Rising
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Offering or constituting the minimum required without elaboration or luxury
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Preposition
On or after
Verb
To be triggering a passionate feeling or reaction
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Present participle for to begin from a particular point in time
“We have organized a meeting that will start in exactly an hour.”
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Present participle for to come into existence
“Is it a coincidence that this issue would start from the moment we hired Jim?”
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Present participle for to cause to happen or begin
“Inflammatory words between the two opposing factions would start an all-out brawl.”
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Present participle for to set up or establish
“Bill Gates would start his philanthropic foundation to enhance healthcare and reduce poverty.”
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Present participle for to commence or continue a given task
“We have plenty of work to get through, so it's best if we start as soon as possible.”
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Present participle for to begin to move in a given direction
“We need to start west and continue for an hour before we reach our destination.”
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(of a machine) Present participle for to cause something to begin to work
“You can start the car by turning the key in the ignition.”
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(of a machine) Present participle for to begin operating
“My new tablet would start after I pushed the power button.”
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Present participle for to jerk suddenly in surprise
“The class would start at the booming voice of their stern teacher.”
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Present participle for to move or appear suddenly
“The cat would suddenly start from the living room into the kitchen for no apparent reason.”
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(of eyes) Present participle for to bulge out significantly
“Alexia's eyes would start excitedly whenever she discussed her ideas for societal change.”
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