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Definition of "begun" []

  • Past participle of begin. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "begun" in a sentence
  • "I do really think you had begun to like Lord Chelford -- only _begun_, the least little insidious bit; but thank you, wild Bessie Frankleyn, you have quite opened my eyes."
  • ""If it pleases you, then," said Mr. Denslow, "I will attend the first thing in the morning to having the investigation into the title begun, and I suppose that within the next three days the deal can be consummated and the property duly transferred to Mr.. Baker.""
  • "Vladimir Putin, is in the third year of his term begun May 2008."