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origin, origination, inceptionnoun
an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events
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.
Etymology: From inception-, stem of inceptio, from inceptus, past participle of incipere.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: inceptio, Latin.
The inception of putrefaction hath in it a maturation. Francis Bacon.
Inception is a 2010 science fiction action film written and directed by Christopher Nolan, who also produced the film with Emma Thomas, his wife. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio as a professional thief who steals information by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets. He is offered a chance to have his criminal history erased as payment for the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious. The ensemble cast includes Ken Watanabe, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Elliot Page, Tom Hardy, Dileep Rao, Cillian Murphy, Tom Berenger, and Michael Caine. After the 2002 completion of Insomnia, Nolan presented to Warner Bros. a written 80-page treatment for a horror film envisioning "dream stealers," based on lucid dreaming. Deciding he needed more experience before tackling a production of this magnitude and complexity, Nolan shelved the project and instead worked on 2005's Batman Begins, 2006's The Prestige, and The Dark Knight in 2008. The treatment was revised over 6 months and was purchased by Warner in February 2009. Inception was filmed in six countries, beginning in Tokyo on June 19 and ending in Canada on November 22. Its official budget was $160 million, split between Warner Bros. and Legendary. Nolan's reputation and success with The Dark Knight helped secure the film's US$100 million in advertising expenditure. Inception's premiere was held in London on July 8, 2010; it was released in both conventional and IMAX theaters beginning on July 16, 2010. Inception grossed over $828 million worldwide, becoming the fourth-highest-grossing film of 2010. Considered one of the best films of the 2010s, Inception won four Academy Awards (Best Cinematography, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, and Best Visual Effects) and was nominated for four more: Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Art Direction, and Best Original Score.
Inception is the beginning, start, or initiation of something such as an idea, action, or process. It is the commencement or origination point of any event or institution.
beginning; commencement; initiation
reception; a taking in
Etymology: [L. inceptio, fr. incipere to begin; pref. in- in + capere to take. See Capable.]
Inception: The Subconscious Jams 1994-1995 is a compilation of unreleased tracks by the band Download.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-sep′shun, n. a beginning.—v.i. Incept′, to commence, esp. the period of candidature for the degree of master of arts, or a period of licensed teaching.—adj. Incep′tive, beginning or marking the beginning.—adv. Incep′tively, in a manner denoting beginning.—n. Incep′tor. [L. inceptionem—incipĕre, inceptum, to begin—in, on, capĕre, to take.]
The numerical value of inception in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of inception in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
The SB277 Referendum was sabotaged from without and within by powerful forces from its very inception.
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.
Racism has plagued the United States since its inception.
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.
This is the biggest positive step to have happened in the commodity market since its inception, all the demand that commodity markets have had, which is to allow participation of banks, FIIs, mutual funds, financial institutions, that entire thing in one sweeping reform now gets enabled.
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- iniciCatalan, Valencian
- Einführung, Beginn, AnfangGerman
- آغاز به کارPersian
- alku, aloitus, perustaminenFinnish
- début, commencementFrench
- սկզբնակետ, սկիզբArmenian
- byrjun, upphafIcelandic
- debutto, inizio, principioItalian
- początek, rozpoczęciePolish
- concepção, conceçãoPortuguese
- начало, отправная точка, исходное положениеRussian
- påbörjande, början, startSwedish
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