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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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There is only one, and that is the white man who has led us for the past few days," and Busuli sprang to his feet, and with uplifted spear and half-bent, crouching body commenced to dance slowly about Tarzan, chanting in time to his steps: "Waziri, king of the Waziri; Waziri, killer of Arabs; Waziri, king of the Waziri.
Again he commenced his groping advance; but this time he had gone but a short distance when he emerged into a room, which was lighted through an opening in the ceiling, from which a flight of concrete steps led downward to the floor of the chamber.
The IPMAN boss said that the leadership of the association had commenced discussion with investors and technical partners on how the project could commence forthwith, noting that the association remained committed to the project.
The city's lawsuit ``does not allege any facts showing that (the hospital) has commenced, intends to commence, or contends that it may commence eminent domain proceedings to obtain (the city) land without complying with CEQA,'' Yaffe said.
Austin, Texas, was incorporated and commenced business in Texas on May 27.
Under Bankruptcy Code Section 362(a)(8), a Tax Court proceeding cannot be commenced while the automatic stay is in effect.
In November 1996, a foreclosure action was commenced by Hazel Greenberg, who held a note and mortgage covering 245 East 177th Street in Manhattan.
Generally, the exclusions are the following: (1) real property, including tangible personal property to be incorporated into an improvement to real property (except for special purpose buildings discussed below), and conveyance systems and assembly lines;(17) (2) consumables with a normal useful life of less than one year (except fuels used or consumed in the manufacturing process);(18) (3) furniture, inventory, and equipment used in the extraction process, equipment used to store raw materials that have not yet entered or commenced the manufacturing process, or equipment used to store finished products that have completed the manufacturing process;(19) and (4) any property for which the California manufacturer's investment credit is claimed.
The company announced today that it has commenced patient enrolment in a phase II clinical trial of CF101 for the amelioration of dry eye symptoms.
The company was incorporated and commenced business in Rhode Island on Oct.
As a result, the landlord commenced eviction proceedings against Fuentes on the grounds that she violated a substantial obligation of the lease in keeping these four dogs.
For cases commenced before and terminating on or after Nov.