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commence

verb arise, auspicate, begin, bring, broach, come into existence, come into the world, embark on, engage in, enter upon, inaugurate, incept, incipere, install, institute, introduce, launch, lay the foundaaions, make one's debut, open, originate, pioneer, put in execution, rise, set forth, set in operation, start, take the iniiiative, undertake, venture on
Associated concepts: commence a prosecution, commence a suit, commence by filing, commence by summons, commencement of a proceeding, commencement of a suit, commencement of a trial, commencement of action, duly commenced
See also: embark, initiate, originate, preface, stem, undertake
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Once government approvals and consent have been given, we are ready to move to the site and commence production.
The #6 exploratory well is scheduled to commence drilling later this month.
We do not intend to commence our revised offer until the SEC declares our amended registration statement effective.
Following the Woodside program, the rig is expected to commence a contract with Chevron (NYSE: CVX) on Chevron's Greater Gorgon project and should conclude the assignment in July 2006.
Estimated first production from the #2 well is scheduled to commence in February 2006 at anticipated rates of approximately 30 MMcf per day.
African Copper intends to commence construction at Dukwe in early 2006.
When the deficiency is issued on or after the day on which the bankruptcy commences and before the termination of the automatic stay, or is issued less than 90 days before the bankruptcy commences (Situations 1 and 2, respectively), the bankruptcy effects the running of the SOL because of Bankruptcy Code Section 362(a)(8) and Sec.
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