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outset

noun out·set \ˈat-ˌset\

: the start or beginning of something

Full Definition of OUTSET

Examples of OUTSET

  1. There have been problems with the project from the outset.
  2. From its very outset, the company has produced the highest quality products.
  3. He made it clear at the outset that he is not going to quit his job.
  4. She set high goals for herself at the outset of her career.

First Known Use of OUTSET

1759
OUTSET Defined for Kids

outset

noun out·set \ˈat-ˌset\

Definition of OUTSET for Kids

:  beginning 1, start <Let's agree at the outset.>

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