Definitions for inceptionɪnˈsɛp ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. origin, origination, inception(noun)

    an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events

Wiktionary

  1. inception(Noun)

    The creation or beginning of something; the establishment.

    From its inception the agency has been helping people obtain and properly install car seats for children.

  2. Origin: From inception-, stem of inceptio, from inceptus, past participle of incipere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inception(noun)

    beginning; commencement; initiation

  2. Inception(noun)

    reception; a taking in

  3. Origin: [L. inceptio, fr. incipere to begin; pref. in- in + capere to take. See Capable.]

Freebase

  1. Inception

    Inception: The Subconscious Jams 1994-1995 is a compilation of unreleased tracks by the band Download.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bernie Sanders:

    Racism has plagued the United States since its inception.

  2. The UAW:

    Since its inception, the UAW has put in place a process to ensure that minority groups have a voice.

  3. Tim Donnelly:

    The SB277 Referendum was sabotaged from without and within by powerful forces from its very inception.

  4. Bernie Sanders:

    Not Donald Trump, not anyone else will be successful in dividing us based on race or our country of origin, racism has plagued the United States since its inception.

  5. Loren Bouchard:

    I loved [the blog] ever since I heard of it, which was at its inception several years ago, it was maybe the best example of how doing a show in the age of the Internet can be such a satisfying experience.

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