inchoative

Definitions of inchoative
  1. adjective
    beginning to develop
    inchoative stages”
    Synonyms:
    immature
    not yet mature
  2. noun
    aspect with regard to the beginning of the action of the verb
    synonyms: inchoative aspect
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    type of:
    aspect
    the beginning or duration or completion or repetition of the action of a verb
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