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  • n. Plural form of inception.


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  • It grew from its inceptions and like it or not does have a plotline that is apparent and at times surprisingly marvelous.

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  • Since the team's inceptions, the official colors were purple, turquoise and copper.

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  • Since their inceptions, though, social networking websites have gone through massive changes.

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  • You know, Something gave us all both Religion and Science in the form of a code to crack by reconciling or unifying them both in just the right way, using them to free both the mind and the soul from the body that has been oppressed and traumatized by the misinterpretation of all religions since their respective inceptions.

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  • Although the HGP's inceptions were in the U.S., it had not taken long for mapping and sequencing the human genome to become an international venture (see Cook-Deegan 1994).

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  • To put Appaloosa's quarter in perspective, the firm's funds, which take concentrated positions in the debt of struggling companies as well as making stock bets, have excelled since their separate inceptions in 1993 and 1995.

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  • Africans affected by the disease but would include a target "for a reduced number of inceptions."

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  • From the earliest inceptions of prefab housing, such as the Lustron, to recent prefab designers like Andrew Maynard, a fundamental idea behind prefab manufacturing has been to use the auto industry as a model for the mass-production of houses which may be the only viable rationale for this being a logical transition for Toyota.

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  • They cite The Paris Review and Flair as well as early inceptions of The New Yorker as inspiration, although they agree that The New Yorker "has stopped addressing people like us, in the way that it once did."

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  • But in enterprises, pursuits, and purposes of life, there is much variety; whereof men are sensible with pleasure in their inceptions, progressions, recoils, reintegrations, approaches and attainings to their ends.

    The Advancement of Learning


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