Begin

(redirected from begun)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Wikipedia.

Begin

Menachem . 1913--92, Israeli statesman, born in Poland. In Palestine after 1942, he became a leader of the militant Zionists; prime minister of Israel (1977--83); Nobel peace prize jointly with Sadat 1978. In 1979 he concluded the Camp David treaty with Anwar Sadat of Egypt

BEGIN

[bi′gin]
(computer science)
An enclosing statement of ALGOL used to indicate the beginning of a block; any variable in a block enclosed by BEGIN and END is normally local to this block.
References in periodicals archive ?
Students have begun making the choice to start assignments over when they have discovered a mistake or realized "horses should not be colored orange.
Ryan International Airlines d/b/a SunShip1 Airlines has begun selling tickets for flights to Cancun from Rockford, Ill.
said a pilot program to introduce RFID tags, a technology that is intended to replace bar codes, to its stores and distribution network has begun without a major hitch.
But in the Southern Hemisphere, spring his just begun.
Japanese regulators have begun to consider the introduction of "reverse mortgages" in Japan.
Statistical modeling resulted in the following categories of adolescent drinking: chronic (steady) bingeing (3% of participants), binge drinking begun during the mid-teens and then steadily increasing over time (4%), binge drinking begun in the middle to late teen years (23%) and no binge drinking (70%).
Important development of specifically African theologies had already begun in the 1970s within the Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians.
263A-2(a)(3)(ii), which states that, if property is held for future production, taxpayers must capitalize direct and indirect costs allocable to such property, even though production has not begun.
Tip 3: Children who have just begun playing soccer should never be forced to play if they don't want to.
They've already begun testing crushed salts and epoxy resins for repairing some of the badly dissolved carvings.
This was the first appreciable cut since early April 1995, and it gave rise to expectations that the Bundesbank shad begun a process of gradual monetary easing.
Here, of course, was a second reason new funds were begun away from the glare of publicity; if things worked out the way they were supposed to, the fund manager would have an advertisable track record very soon after he began taking money from the public.