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Definition of "commencing" []

  • Present participle of commence. (verb)

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Use "commencing" in a sentence
  • "After the election in Ohio, I received several letters from members of the legislature, offering their support to me as a candidate for United States Senator, to be elected in January to succeed Mr. Thurman, for the term commencing on the 4th of March, 1881."
  • "Next to John Sherman he stood the most commanding figure in Ohio politics, and was elected Senator of the United States, his term commencing on the day on which, as it happened, he was inaugurated President."
  • "Missouri, and was elected a Senator in Congress from that State for the term commencing in 1863 and ending in 1867."