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in·au·gu·ral

 (ĭn-ô′gyər-əl, -gər-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of an inauguration.
2. Initial; first: the inaugural issue of a magazine.
n.
1. An inauguration.
2. A speech given by a person being formally inducted into office.

inaugural

(ɪnˈɔːɡjʊrəl)
adj
(Education) characterizing or relating to an inauguration
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a speech made at an inauguration, esp by a president of the US

in•au•gu•ral

(ɪnˈɔ gyər əl, -gər əl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to an inauguration.
2. marking the beginning of a new venture, series, etc.: the inaugural run of the pony express.
n.
3. an address, as of a president, at the beginning of a term of office.
4. an inaugural ceremony.
[1680–90; obsolete inaugure (< Latin inaugurāre to inaugurate) + -al1, -al2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inaugural - an address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president)inaugural - an address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president)
inaugural, inauguration - the ceremonial induction into a position; "the new president obviously enjoyed his inauguration"
speech, address - the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience; "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
2.inaugural - the ceremonial induction into a position; "the new president obviously enjoyed his inauguration"
inaugural, inaugural address - an address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president)
induction, initiation, installation - a formal entry into an organization or position or office; "his initiation into the club"; "he was ordered to report for induction into the army"; "he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame"
Adj.1.inaugural - occurring at or characteristic of a formal investiture or induction; "the President's inaugural address"; "an inaugural ball"
exaugural - occurring at or marking the close of a term of office; "an exaugural message"
2.inaugural - serving to set in motioninaugural - serving to set in motion; "the magazine's inaugural issue"; "the initiative phase in the negotiations"; "an initiatory step toward a treaty"; "his first (or maiden) speech in Congress"; "the liner's maiden voyage"
opening - first or beginning; "the memorable opening bars of Beethoven's Fifth"; "the play's opening scene"

inaugural

adjective first, opening, initial, maiden, introductory, dedicatory In his inaugural address, he appealed for understanding.

inaugural

noun
The act or process of formally admitting a person to membership or office:
Translations
إفْتِتاحي
inaugurační
åbnings-indsættelses-indvielses-
fölavató
innsetningar-; opnunar-
inauguračný
açılışaçılışla ilgili

inaugural

[ɪˈnɔːgjʊrəl] ADJ [lecture, debate] → inaugural; [speech] → de apertura
the president's inaugural addressel discurso de investidura or de toma de posesión del presidente

inaugural

[ɪnˈɔːgjʊrəl] adj [lecture, speech] → inaugural(e)

inaugural

adj lectureAntritts-; meeting, address, speechEröffnungs-
n (= speech)Antritts-/Eröffnungsrede f

inaugural

[ɪˈnɔːgjʊrl] adjinaugurale

inaugurate

(iˈnoːgjureit) verb
1. to place (a person) in an official position with great ceremony. to inaugurate a president.
2. to make a ceremonial start to. This meeting is to inaugurate our new Social Work scheme.
3. to open (a building, exhibition etc) formally to the public. The Queen inaugurated the new university buildings.
iˌnauguˈration noun
iˈnaugural adjective
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