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synonyms for commencement

  • convocation
  • dawning
  • graduation
  • initiation
  • kickoff
  • onset
  • outset
  • admission
  • alpha
  • birth
  • bow
  • celebration
  • countdown
  • dawn
  • genesis
  • opener
  • opening
  • services
  • start
  • curtain-raiser
  • proem
  • starting point
  • tee off
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antonyms for commencement

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  • conclusion
  • end
  • ending
  • finish
  • death
  • cessation
  • completion
  • stop
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Digiday caught up with Coleman to talk about commencement pay the gig economy and the future of work.
‘IT’S JUST A NEW WAY OF THINKING’: WHY CONSULTING FIRM WE ARE ROSIE IS PAYING DEPARTING EMPLOYEESKIMEKO MCCOYAUGUST 27, 2021DIGIDAY
Former Olympians and members of the public carry the Olympic flame from Athens all the way to the opening ceremony, signifying the official commencement of the games.
INSIDE THE SURPRISINGLY COMPLEX ENGINEERING PROCESS THAT CREATES AN OLYMPIC TORCHERIN FENNESSYJULY 23, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Both before the ceremony, when families arrived, and again after the commencement, when they spilled happily outside to take photographs, not a single person attending the graduation stopped in the tent to get vaccinated.
YOUNG PEOPLE LAG IN CORONAVIRUS VACCINATIONS IN D.C. THE CITY IS STRUGGLING TO REACH HOLDOUTS.JULIE ZAUZMERJUNE 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Emancipation was ultimately secured in December 1865 with the ratification of the 13th Amendment and the commencement of federal Reconstruction.
CONGRESS VOTES OVERWHELMINGLY TO MAKE JUNETEENTH A FEDERAL HOLIDAY. THE DAY COMMEMORATES THE END OF SLAVERY IN TEXAS IN 1865.MIKE DEBONISJUNE 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The plagiarism incident was not the only commencement embarrassment for Caslen.
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA PRESIDENT RESIGNS AFTER PLAGIARISM INCIDENT IN COMMENCEMENT SPEECHNICK ANDERSONMAY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He announced in a March 23 email to the Georgetown community that the universitywide commencement, and many related events, would be virtual.
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY TO HOLD PANDEMIC COMMENCEMENT AT NATIONALS PARKNICK ANDERSONAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Georgetown is not the only university in Washington to bump its commencement to a professional sports venue.
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY TO HOLD PANDEMIC COMMENCEMENT AT NATIONALS PARKNICK ANDERSONAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“While graduation and commencement ceremonies will still be different than they were in the past, this is a tremendous step forward for all of our schools, our graduates, and their families,” Northam said in a statement.
MONTGOMERY MOVES FORWARD WITH MASS VACCINATION SITE PLANSREBECCA TAN, ANTONIO OLIVOMARCH 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Over the course of 3 weeks, the university designed and set up a virtual commencement experience, explained Josh Koenig, co-founder and head of product at WebOps platform Pantheon, which counts USC as a client.
BEYOND THE RELAUNCH: EVOLVE YOUR WEB STRATEGY TOWARD REGULAR ITERATIONSSPONSORED CONTENT: PANTHEONNOVEMBER 23, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
Because of a staggered graduation schedule, Denny didn’t see him at commencement, either.
‘REVENGE PORN’ WAS ALREADY COMMONPLACE. THE PANDEMIC HAS MADE THINGS EVEN WORSE.JESSICA M. GOLDSTEINOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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