out|set


out|set
out|set «OWT SEHT», noun.
a setting out; start; a beginning: »

At the outset, it looked like a nice day.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • set — I UK [set] / US verb Word forms set : present tense I/you/we/they set he/she/it sets present participle setting past tense set past participle set *** 1) [transitive] to put someone or something in a position set someone/something… …   English dictionary


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