Conclusion and Commencement


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Conclusion noun – An opinion arrived at through a process of reasoning.
Commencement is an antonym for conclusion in topics: judgment, end.
Nearby Words: conclude, conclusive, concluded, concluding, conclusively
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Commencement noun – The point at which something begins.
Usage example: there was a large turnout at the commencement of the conference, but the numbers dwindled as it progressed

Conclusion is an antonym for commencement in ceremony marking the beginning of stage topic.
Nearby Words: commence, commenced, commencing
Antonyms for Commencement
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