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Word of the Day 02/07/16 Commencement

Commencement (noun)
commencement [kuh-mens-muh nt]


noun
1. an act or instance of commencing; beginning: the commencement of hostilities.
2. the ceremony of conferring degrees or granting diplomas at the end of the academic year.
3. the day on which this ceremony takes place.

Origin: 1225-75; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French. See commence, -ment

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