1. Adjective.  Describing the initial stage of an act.
  2. Adjective.  Pertaining to the nature of commencement or beginnings.
  3. Adjective.  Denoting the start of an action. (Grammatical).
  4. Noun.  (grammar) An inchoative verb.

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