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How to use the word commenced in a Sentence?

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The fact of the matter is had The President decided to keep forces in Afghanistan beyond May 1 attacks would have resumed on our forces. The Taliban had not been attacking our forces or NATO during the period from which the agreement was reached to May 1, the offensive Antony Blinken are seeing across the country now to take the provincial capitals would have commenced. We would have been back at war with The Taliban.

Antony Blinken

Found on CNN
2 months ago

Politics

As a consequence of this change we have commenced an orderly divestment of our Westpac Senior secured debt holdings.

Bill Bovingdon

Found on Reuters
1 year ago

Business

Separately, the United States Department of Justice has requested that a new legal procedure for the detention of the vessel should be commenced, that is a matter for our independent Mutual Legal Assistance authorities who will make an objective, legal determination of that request for separate proceedings.

Fabian Picardo

Found on Reuters
2 years ago

Top News

I can confirm there are 2 fatalities at this stage and a small number of other casualties, at this stage the cause of the incident is unknown, however police have commenced a full investigation into the circumstances.

Assistant Chief Constable Mark Hamilton

Found on CNN
2 years ago

Top News

At this stage the cause of the incident is unknown, however police have commenced a full investigation into the circumstances.

Assistant Chief Constable Mark Hamilton

Found on CNN
2 years ago

Top News

That is how this investigation commenced.

Jay Sekulow

Found on FOX News
3 years ago

Latest Headlines

Safeway has reached out to Erika Martin to sincerely apologize for the misunderstanding, and we look forward to continuing the discussion regarding Erika Martin concerns. We have also commenced an internal investigation, which remains ongoing.

Erika Martin

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Top News

We will be asking the chair for clarity on the key criteria the new CEO needs to meet, whether a formal review of the strategic options and of the portfolio has already commenced, how much can be done before the appointment of a new CEO and how the board is involved.

Hermes EOS ' Pauline Lecoursonnois

Found on Reuters
3 years ago

Business

The federal government, along with the government of Alberta, has commenced discussions with Kinder Morgan to establish a financial relationship that will eliminate investor risk.

Rachel Notley

Found on Reuters
3 years ago

Top News

State employees are and must be held to the highest standard both professionally and personally, we were notified of this situation and have commenced an investigation. This employee has been removed from the office and placed on leave until further notice and until the inquiry is resolved.

Ronni Reich

Found on FOX News
3 years ago

Travel

As soon as the posters were brought to our attention, a full internal investigation was commenced under formal protocols, the two individuals concerned have been suspended whilst this investigation takes place.

Leigh Day

Found on Reuters
4 years ago

World

The strike has started but you know today is a public holiday that is why you may not readily see the immediate impact but I can assure you that the strike has commenced.

Lumumba Okugbawa

Found on Reuters
5 years ago

Energy

The trial has not commenced due to an obstructive course of action by India, italy is now trying to shift the blame onto India.

Neeru Chadha

Found on Reuters
5 years ago

Industrials

The launch of this new dam will be commenced soon.

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn

Found on Reuters
5 years ago

Environment

These charges represent an exhaustive investigation which has not concluded but in many ways, has just commenced.

Andrew Scipione

Found on Reuters
6 years ago

World

We'd have liked the stadium to have commenced but we couldn't run and they couldn't run with those costs so we've just got to make sure we work with them to make sure the next design isn't expensive and that it's finished on time but everything else they've been very good.

John Coates

Found on Reuters
6 years ago

Sports

The bombs killed 10 of our members and three other persons nearby, we have commenced treatment of the 45 people who were injured from the blast.

Umar Zannah

Found on Reuters
6 years ago

World

SFC investigations are subject to statutory secrecy ... In general, this means the fact that an investigation has been commenced or any details about it cannot be disclosed without the SFC's consent, but if a company, its directors or officers are aware of underlying information related to an investigation that is not subject to statutory secrecy, they could potentially be liable for making false or misleading representations, or breaching ongoing disclosure requirements, if that information is not disclosed to investors.

James Comber

Found on Reuters
6 years ago

Company News

The Revolution was effected before the War commenced. The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people; a change in their religious sentiments of their duties and obligations. This radical change in the principles, opinions, sentiments, and affections of the people, was the real American Revolution.

John Adams

added by anonymous
7 years ago

But what do we mean by the American Revolution Do we mean the American War The revolution was effected before the war commenced. The revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people.

Geoffrey F. Albert

added by anonymous
11 years ago

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