beginning

beginning
noun
beginning n principio / comienzo
at the beginning of September al principio de septiembre
beginning
tr[bɪ'gɪnɪŋ]
noun
1 principio, comienzo
the beginning of the film el principio de la película
2 (cause) origen nombre masculino, causa
the beginning of the quarrel la causa de la disputa
plural noun beginnings
1 (origins) orígenes nombre masculino plural
he never discussed his humble beginnings nunca habló de sus orígenes humildes
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
at the beginning of a principios de
at the beginning of December a principios de diciembre
from beginning to end desde el principio hasta el final
the beginning of the end el principio del fin
beginning [bɪ'gɪnɪŋ] n
: principio m, comienzo m
beginning
adj.
comienzo, -a adj.
inicio, -a adj.
novato, -a adj.
novel adj.
principiante adj.
principio, -a adj.
n.
comienzo s.m.
iniciación s.f.
nacimiento s.m.
origen s.m.
principio s.m.
umbral s.m.
bɪ'gɪnɪŋ
noun
a) (in time, place) principio m, comienzo m

the beginning of the end — (set phrase) el principio del fin

at the beginning of the year/of June — a principios del año/de junio

I'll start again from the beginning — volveré a empezar desde el principio

from beginning to end — de principio a fin

b) (origin, early stage) (often pl) comienzo m, inicio m
c) (start, debut) (no pl) comienzo m
[bɪ'ɡɪnɪŋ]
N
1) [of speech, book, film etc] principio m , comienzo m

at the beginning of — al principio de

at the beginning of the century — a principios de siglo

the beginning of the end — el principio del fin

right from the beginning — desde el principio

from beginning to end — de principio a fin, desde el principio hasta el final

in the beginning — al principio

to make a beginning — empezar

2) (=origin) origen m

from humble beginnings — de orígenes modestos

Buddhism had its beginnings ... — el budismo tuvo sus orígenes ...

he had the beginnings of a beard — tenía un asomo de barba

* * *
[bɪ'gɪnɪŋ]
noun
a) (in time, place) principio m, comienzo m

the beginning of the end — (set phrase) el principio del fin

at the beginning of the year/of June — a principios del año/de junio

I'll start again from the beginning — volveré a empezar desde el principio

from beginning to end — de principio a fin

b) (origin, early stage) (often pl) comienzo m, inicio m
c) (start, debut) (no pl) comienzo m

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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