Definition of inception noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪnˈsepʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈsepʃn//
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the start of an institution, an organization, etc. The club has grown rapidly since its inception in 2007. Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin inceptio(n-), from incipere ‘begin’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: inception