Translation of "début" into English

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le début m noun
pl. débuts
beginning [bɪˈɡɪnɪŋ] (action)
Le début de l'histoire était intéressant.
The beginning of the story was interesting.
inauguration [ɪˌnɔ:ɡjuˈreɪʃən] (commencement)
onset [ˈɔnset] (les premières indications)
opening [ˈəupnɪŋ] (événement)
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Phrases (43)

  1. au début de - at the beginning of
  2. au début de l'année - at the beginning of the year
  3. au début de l'année passée - at the beginning of last year
  4. au début de l'année prochaine - at the beginning of the next year
  5. au début de leur mariage - in the early days of their marriage
  6. au tout début - at the very beginning
  7. caractère de début de texte - start of text character
  8. caractère de début d'en-tête - start of heading
  9. début de la fin - beginning of the end
  10. début de nouveau millénaire - beginning of the new millennium


Le début de l'histoire était intéressant. The beginning of the story was interesting.
Au début, j'avais vraiment encore un peu peur. At the start, I was really still a bit scared.
J'ai été clair depuis le début quant à mes sentiments envers lui. I made myself clear about my feelings for him at the outset.
Ils sont arrivés à Osaka début mai. They arrived in Osaka at the beginning of May.
Ce projet était voué à l'échec depuis le début. The plan was doomed to failure from the start.

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