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Engelsk adjektiv: beginning

1. beginning serving to begin


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe beginning canto of the poem.
The first verse.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)first


Uttrykk med lignende betydningopening


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)closing


Engelsk substantiv: beginning

1. beginning (om begivenhet) the event consisting of the start of something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe beginning of the war.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkhappening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcasus belli, conception, creation, egress, emergence, emergence, generation, genesis, ground floor, growth, inception, issue, origin, origination, outgrowth, start


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)conclusion, ending, finish

2. beginning (om tid) the time at which something is supposed to begin


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey got an early start.
She knew from the get-go that he was the man for her.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)commencement, first, get-go, kickoff, offset, outset, showtime, start, starting time


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkpoint, point in time


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbirth, incipience, incipiency, starting point, terminus a quo, threshold


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)end, ending, middle

3. beginning (om erkjendelse) the first part or section of something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydning`It was a dark and stormy night' is a hackneyed beginning for a story.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdivision, part, section


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)middle, end

4. beginning (om sted) the place where something begins, where it springs into being


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe Italian beginning of the Renaissance.
Jupiter was the origin of the radiation.
Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River.
Communism's Russian root.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)origin, root, rootage, source


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkpoint


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbirthplace, cradle, derivation, fountainhead, head, headspring, headwater, home, jumping-off place, place of origin, point of departure, point source, provenance, provenience, spring, trail head, trailhead, wellhead, wellspring

5. beginning (om handling) the act of starting something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was responsible for the beginning of negotiations.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)commencement, start


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkchange of state


Mere spesifikke uttrykkactivation, attack, constitution, creation, debut, entry, establishment, face-off, first appearance, first step, formation, foundation, founding, groundbreaking, groundbreaking ceremony, housing start, icebreaker, inauguration, initiation, initiative, innovation, installation, installing, installment, instalment, instauration, institution, introduction, introduction, jump ball, jumping-off point, kickoff, launching, opening, opening move, organisation, organization, origination, point of departure, recommencement, resumption, scrum, scrummage, springboard, startup, startup, tone-beginning, unveiling


Eksempler på mere spesifikke uttrykkCreation


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)finishing, finish









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