Definition of outset in English:


Line breaks: out¦set
Pronunciation: /ˈaʊtsɛt


[in singular]
The start or beginning of something: the project was flawed from the outset
More example sentences
  • At the outset, you are led into a room stacked to the ceiling with hamster cages.
  • As I said from the outset, I think this whole conception is fundamentally in error.
  • At the outset, the judge had agreed to my appearance, but that was before my report was received.
informal kick-off, the word go
formal commencement

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