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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
beginning and end, from beginning to end, doing a thing from beginning to enddu début a la fin

Adverb (fukushi)
consistently, the whole timeimperturbablementнача́ло и коне́ц, с нача́ла до конца́, де́лать от нача́ла до конца́, постоя́нноDurchführung ohne Änderung, Beibehaltung ohne Änderung, von Anfang bis Ende, die ganze Zeit, immer, beständig, laufend, durch und durch, ganz und gar

ON: シュウKUN: お.わる, -お.わる, おわ.る, お.える, つい, つい.に
end, finish

ON: KUN: はじ.める, -はじ.める, はじ.まる
commence, begin

Example sentences
前の会社では何でも屋に終始したので今度は専門職に就きたい。Parts: (まえ), 会社 (かいしゃ), 何でも屋 (なんでもや), 終始 (しゅうし), ので (んで), 今度 (こんど), 専門職 (せんもんしょく), 就く (つく), たいI wore several hats at my last office so I'd like to specialize this time.

私服警官が終始大統領の身辺を固めていた。Parts: 私服警官 (しふくけいかん), 終始 (しゅうし), 大統領 (だいとうりょう), 身辺 (しんぺん), 固める (かためる)The private detectives accompanied the President everywhere.

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