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inchoation

[in-koh-ey-shuh n] /ˌɪn koʊˈeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
a beginning; origin.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; < Late Latin inchoātiōn- (stem of inchoātiō). See inchoate, -ion
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