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In Algeria, I had begun to get into literature and philosophy. I dreamed of writing-and already models were instructing the dream, a certain language governed it.
Jacques Derrida

Meaning of "begun" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BEGUN

begun  [bɪˈɡʌn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BEGUN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Begun is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb begun in English.

WHAT DOES BEGUN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Begun

Begun is a city and a municipality in Chittaurgarh district in the state of Rajasthan, India. It is also one of the historical town of Chittorgarh district. One of Mewar's important rivers, Brahmani, fllows through Begun. Begun also has a fort which is surrounded by a small river.Shahid Rupaji Karpaji freedom fighter lead "Begun Bijoliya Kisan Andolan" in leadership of Shahid Vijay Singh Pathik.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO BEGUN

PRESENT

Present
I begin
you begin
he/she/it begins
we begin
you begin
they begin
Present continuous
I am beginning
you are beginning
he/she/it is beginning
we are beginning
you are beginning
they are beginning
Present perfect
I have begun
you have begun
he/she/it has begun
we have begun
you have begun
they have begun
Present perfect continuous
I have been beginning
you have been beginning
he/she/it has been beginning
we have been beginning
you have been beginning
they have been beginning
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I began
you began
he/she/it began
we began
you began
they began
Past continuous
I was beginning
you were beginning
he/she/it was beginning
we were beginning
you were beginning
they were beginning
Past perfect
I had begun
you had begun
he/she/it had begun
we had begun
you had begun
they had begun
Past perfect continuous
I had been beginning
you had been beginning
he/she/it had been beginning
we had been beginning
you had been beginning
they had been beginning
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will begin
you will begin
he/she/it will begin
we will begin
you will begin
they will begin
Future continuous
I will be beginning
you will be beginning
he/she/it will be beginning
we will be beginning
you will be beginning
they will be beginning
Future perfect
I will have begun
you will have begun
he/she/it will have begun
we will have begun
you will have begun
they will have begun
Future perfect continuous
I will have been beginning
you will have been beginning
he/she/it will have been beginning
we will have been beginning
you will have been beginning
they will have been beginning
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would begun
you would begun
he/she/it would begun
we would begun
you would begun
they would begun
Conditional continuous
I would be beginning
you would be beginning
he/she/it would be beginning
we would be beginning
you would be beginning
they would be beginning
Conditional perfect
I would have begun
you would have begun
he/she/it would have begun
we would have begun
you would have begun
they would have begun
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been beginning
you would have been beginning
he/she/it would have been beginning
we would have been beginning
you would have been beginning
they would have been beginning
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you begin
we let´s begin
you begin
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to begin
Past participle
begun
Present Participle
beginning
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BEGUN


antigun
ˌæntɪˈɡʌn
blowgun
ˈbləʊˌɡʌn
gun
ɡʌn
Gunn
ɡʌn
handgun
ˈhændˌɡʌn
outgun
ˌaʊtˈɡʌn
popgun
ˈpɒpˌɡʌn
potgun
ˈpɒtˌɡʌn
progun
prəʊˈɡʌn
shotgun
ˈʃɒtˌɡʌn
supergun
ˈsuːpərˌɡʌn
tangun
ˈtæŋˌɡʌn
unbegun
ˌʌnbɪˈɡʌn
windgun
ˈwɪndˌɡʌn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BEGUN

begot
begotten
begrime
begrimed
begroan
begrudge
begrudger
begrudgery
begrudgingly
beguile
beguilement
beguiler
beguiling
beguilingly
Beguin
beguinage
beguine
begulf
begum
begunk

WORDS THAT END LIKE BEGUN

air gun
BB gun
big gun
electron gun
elephant gun
field gun
jump the gun
machine gun
Ogun
paint gun
pellet gun
sawed-off shotgun
sawn-off shotgun
scatter-gun
shogun
smoking gun
spray gun
squirt gun
stun gun
water gun

Synonyms and antonyms of begun in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BEGUN»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «begun» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of begun

Translation of «begun» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BEGUN

Find out the translation of begun to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of begun from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «begun» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

开始
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

comenzado
570 millions of speakers

English

begun
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

शुरू हो गया
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بدأت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

начали
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

começou
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শুরু
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

commencé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bermula
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

begonnen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

始め
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

시작
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Miwiti
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bắt đầu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தொடங்கியுள்ளன
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सुरु करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

başladı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

iniziata
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rozpoczął
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

почали
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

început
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αρχίσει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

begin
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

börjat
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

begynt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of begun

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BEGUN»

The term «begun» is very widely used and occupies the 11.050 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BEGUN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about begun

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10 QUOTES WITH «BEGUN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word begun.
1
Spencer Bachus
As the number of available jobs has decreased in border states like Texas, cities halfway across America have begun to see an influx of illegal immigrants in search of employment.
2
Vidya Balan
All over the world, people are looking at India and saying 'wow', and that's because we have begun to say 'wow' ourselves.
3
Roy Barnes
In my first year as governor, we solved some of the problems that had begun to undermine the Open Records Act. We gave the act teeth by providing criminal penalties for knowing violations.
4
Lionel Blue
My mother enjoyed old age, and because of her I've begun to enjoy parts of it too. So far I've had it good and am crumbling nicely.
5
Martin Chemnitz
Nevertheless the meaning is not that the blessed bread which is divided, which is offered, and which the apostles received from the hand of Christ was not the body of Christ but becomes the body of Christ when the eating of it is begun.
6
Judy Chicago
I feel like I have at least begun to make a contribution, but my most significant concern has to do with whether my actual art will be preserved for future generations or be erased.
7
Tom Clancy
Wars are begun by frightened men.
8
Nicolaus Copernicus
Therefore, when I considered this carefully, the contempt which I had to fear because of the novelty and apparent absurdity of my view, nearly induced me to abandon utterly the work I had begun.
9
Mitch Daniels
The failure of national economic policy is costing us more than jobs; it has begun to weaken that uniquely American spirit of risk-taking, large ambition, and optimism about the future. We must rally them now to bold departures that rebuild our national morale as well as our material prosperity.
10
Jacques Derrida
In Algeria, I had begun to get into literature and philosophy. I dreamed of writing-and already models were instructing the dream, a certain language governed it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BEGUN»

Discover the use of begun in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to begun and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Indian Grammar Begun: Or, an Essay to Bring the Indian ...
Or, an Essay to Bring the Indian Language Into Rules, for Help of Such As Desire to Learn the Same, for the Furtherance of the Gospel Among Them John Eliot. Ci. In refpeft of their Rife whenee they ) fpring. The gualificattons are \z In refpeft 0f ...
John Eliot, 2001
2
Silence Once Begun: A Novel
This ebook edition includes a Reading Group Guide.
Jesse Ball, 2014
3
God's Government Begun: The Society for Universal Inquiry ...
This book tells the story of their impassioned attempt to transform the world and begin the "Government of God."
Thomas D. Hamm, 1995
4
New Day Begun: African American Churches and Civic Culture ...
DIVThis collection discusses African American churches’ involvement in post-civil rights era political culture, with regard to faith-based services, black nationalism, evangelism, and community development./div "This is an excellent ...
R. Drew Smith, 2003
5
It's Just Begun: The Epic Journey of DJ Disco Wiz, Hip Hop's ...
Itrs"s Just Begun: The Epic Journey of DJ Disco Wiz, Hip Hoprs"s First Latino DJis a gritty and gripping tale of one manrs"s struggles to not only survive, but to triumph over adversity and abuse that will make your blood run cold.
Ivan Sanchez, Luis Cedeno, 2009
6
A Good Work Begun
The journey of the soul can take you to realms of reflection, encouragement, mysteries, awe, introspection, boldness, assurance, hope... In this work of art Renee Carter reveals the essence of her inner most being.
Renee Hill Carter, 2012
7
Political Marketing and British Political Parties: The ...
This work discusses how British political parties have to use sophisticated marketing techniques in order to gain electoral success.
Jennifer Lees-Marshment, 2001
8
The voyage begun
Living in the not-so-distant future when the energy supply has been almost depleted, a teenage boy explores the deserted colonies near his father's Cape Cod research station and begins to understand the long-term effects of recent climate ...
Nancy Bond, 1981
9
The history of the rebellion and civil wars in England, ...
Edward Hyde (1st earl of Clarendon.) that body remained for some weeks, to watch and intend Waller's motion, and to sight with him as soon as was; pcdEhle. Many things were there consulted for the iiiture ; and the quitting Reading, and ...
Edward Hyde (1st earl of Clarendon.), 1807
10
The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, ...
With the Precedent Passages and Actions, that Contributed Thereunto, and the Happy End, and Conclusion Thereof by the King's Blessed Restoration, and Return Upon the 29th of May, in the Year 1660 Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon.
Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon, 1707

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BEGUN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term begun is used in the context of the following news items.
1
The Next Fight Over Gay Rights Has Already Begun
The Next Fight Over Gay Rights Has Already Begun. Same-sex couples can marry nationwide, but other forms of discrimination are legal in ... «National Journal, Jul 15»
2
Serena Williams feels like her Wimbledon 'has finally begun' after …
Serena Williams still refused to entertain questions about a potential calendar Grand Slam but said she feels her bid to win Wimbledon "has ... «SportingNews.com, Jul 15»
3
MoF announces that banks have begun collecting fees for e …
The Ministry of Finance (MoF) announced today the launch of the fee collection phase for authentication services pertaining to certificates of ... «Al-Bawaba, Jul 15»
4
Construction has begun on $7 million bridge
The critics may rage. But the $7 million bridge is being built. Construction is underway on the bridge over South Monroe Street from Cascades ... «Tallahassee.com, Jul 15»
5
SW Ga. Farm Credit Photo Contest has begun
If you have a camera, there's a demand for your best digital photos of rural life! The 2015 Southwest Georgia Farm Credit Rural Living Photo ... «Americus Times-Recorder, Jul 15»
6
Daredevil: Season 2 Filming Has Begun (Set Images)
Marvel Studios knows that it's never too soon to start on a good thing. Daredevil Season 2 has already begun shooting and set images show ... «Bam! Smack! Pow!, Jul 15»
7
Korea's first ever equal marriage lawsuit has begun
The lawsuit, which was heard behind closed doors in the Seoul Western District Court, hopes to build on the momentum of the US Supreme ... «PinkNews, Jul 15»
8
The Bachelorette Recap: Shawn Versus Nick Battle Has Begun
From the moment he walked out of the limo on The Bachelorette, Shawn Booth has had a major connection with Kaitlyn Bristowe, so it really ... «SheKnows.com, Jul 15»
9
Fallout 4 modders have already begun work in preparation for the …
In the official forums one former Fallout 3 and New Vegas modderZealotlee has already begun work on a mod, designing a model for a Rail ... «games.on.net, Jul 15»
10
The smart city has already begun
Half of all humanity now lives within an urban environment. According to predictions by the United Nations, the number of city dwellers will grow ... «M2M Now, Jul 15»

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