Translation of commencement in Spanish:

commencement

inicio, n.

Pronunciation /kəˈmɛnsmənt/ /kəˈmɛnsm(ə)nt/

noun

  • 1formal

    (beginning)
    inicio masculine
    comienzo masculine
    • Mr Bradley also refused to be drawn on a deadline for the commencement or a finishing date for the road.
    • That date has two significances, but, critically, it is the date of the commencement of the new preference regime.
    • They both urged their members to remain calm as they waited for management to set dates for the commencement of negotiations.
    • The book takes the form of a diary or journal, complete with dates at the commencement of alternate short chapters.
    • This appeal turns upon the trial Judge's decision to admit that document in evidence as part of the Crowns case at the very commencement of the trial.
    • At the commencement of the trial, the parties had settled the child custody and access issues.
    • A date in September has yet to be confirmed for the commencement of services for in-patients.
    • Please note that you must have written permission from your parents before commencement of training.
    • The date of commencement will be confirmed once people have indicated an interest in taking part.
    • The project is scheduled for completion in five years from the date of commencement of work.
    • March this year saw the second trial phase and the commencement of full production.
    • They were presently waiting for the commencement of work on the extension to the kitchen.
    • It was lit before the commencement of the meeting and burned throughout.
    • The year also saw the commencement of a major property development programme throughout the region.
    • The temple has a record of these jewels, which are taken out of the safe a few days prior to the commencement of the festival.
    • Sources said money was not a problem for the commencement of the project.
    • One of the keys to avoiding construction pitfalls is to obtain all permits before the commencement of work.
    • Participants signed a research consent form before commencement of the session.
    • She sat there for a while, in total silence, awaiting the commencement of the boy's game.
    • At the commencement of the next song, the girl turns around to face her partner.
  • 2US

    (graduation)
    ceremonia de graduación feminine
    graduación feminine
    ceremonia de entrega de diplomas feminine
    entrega de diplomas feminine
    commencement speech discurso de graduación
    • commencement exercise ceremonia de graduación
    • They captured him speaking at the commencement ceremony at Harvard University.
    • Asian University hosted its annual commencement ceremony last week.
    • I had the honor of addressing a commencement class today at Harvard University Law School.
    • For various reasons, not all graduates can or do attend their commencement ceremony.
    • The honorary degree will be conferred during commencement weekend this May.
    • For example, commencements of overseas students in Australian universities in IT courses increased.
    • In a recent commencement address, she gave graduates a few keys to being a well-rounded person.
    • The two would get together at each commencement to compare their graduate tallies.
    • The friend had been given an honorary degree at her commencement.
    • I am honored to be with you today at your commencement from one of the finest universities in the world.
    • When we heard those stirring speeches at last spring's commencements, we left with optimistic determination that this was going to be our year.
    • Isn't that also in the ‘tradition’ of college commencements?
    • We do an enormous number of commencements and summer festivals - the Philadelphia Folk Festival and Newport Folk, Newport Jazz.
    • He must have advisers who can tell him that we use commencements to bring out the best in young people.
    • I guess the nuns must have asked for a beautiful day for our commencement.
    • After commencement, Nolan sought out her and her family so he could congratulate her.
    • It used to be statesmen and academics who delivered commencement speeches.
    • The scene during commencement, however, defied portrayals of a divided campus.
    • Then, in great precession we walked out to the field for commencement accompanied by bagpipes.
    • Slowly but surely, the year wound down to the inevitable graduation and commencement.