inauguration


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in·au·gu·ra·tion

 (ĭn-ô′gyə-rā′shən, -gə-)
n.
1. Formal induction into office.
2. A formal beginning or introduction.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inauguration - the act of starting a new operation or practiceinauguration - the act of starting a new operation or practice; "he opposed the inauguration of fluoridation"; "the startup of the new factory was delayed by strikes"
commencement, start, beginning - the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
2.inauguration - 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"

inauguration

noun
1. investiture, installation, induction the inauguration of the new Governor
2. opening, launch, birth, inception, commencement They later attended the inauguration of the University.
3. launch, launching, setting up, institution, initiation the inauguration of monetary union

inauguration

noun
1. The act or process of formally admitting a person to membership or office:
2. The act or process of bringing or being brought into existence:
Informal: kickoff.
Translations
إفتِتاح، تَدْشين
inaugurace
indvielse
beiktatásmegnyitás
innsetning; opnun
inaugurácia
açılış töreni

inauguration

[ɪˌnɔːgjʊˈreɪʃən]
A. N (= start) → inauguración f; (= opening) → ceremonia f de apertura; (= swearing in) [of president] → investidura f, toma f de posesión
B. CPD inauguration ceremony N [of building] → ceremonia f de inauguración; [of president] → ceremonia f de investidura or de toma de posesión
inauguration speech N [of president] → discurso m de investidura or de toma de posesión

inauguration

[ɪnˌɔːgjəˈreɪʃən]
n [president] → investiture f
modif [speech, ceremony] → d'investitureInauguration Day n (US)jour m de l'investiture du président

inauguration

n
(of president, pope, king, official etc)Amtseinführung f, → Inauguration f (geh)
(of policy)Einführung f; (of building)Einweihung f; (of exhibition)Eröffnung f; (of era)Beginn m, → Anfang m

inauguration

[ɪˌnɔːgjʊˈreɪʃn] n (of president) → insediamento (in carica); (opening) → inaugurazione f
the inauguration of a new era → l'inizio di una nuova era

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
References in classic literature ?
Nothing quite equals graduation in the minds of the graduates themselves, their families, and the younger students, unless it be the inauguration of a governor at the State Capitol.
It is seventy-two years since the first inauguration of a President under our national Constitution.
The most laborious task will be the proper inauguration of the government and the primeval formation of a federal code.
Thus was celebrated the inauguration of this great railroad, a mighty instrument of progress and civilisation, thrown across the desert, and destined to link together cities and towns which do not yet exist.
The White House had received a new tenant--the old one was then just leaving it--and Count Otto had had the advantage, during the first eighteen months of his stay in America, of seeing an electoral campaign, a presidential inauguration and a distribution of spoils.
He had just got back from a big official reception for the inauguration of the new galleries at the Metropolitan Museum, and the spectacle of those great spaces crowded with the spoils of the ages, where the throng of fashion circulated through a series of scientifically catalogued treasures, had suddenly pressed on a rusted spring of memory.
The countess was accustomed to this tone as a precursor of news of something detrimental to the children's interests, such as the building of a new gallery or conservatory, the inauguration of a private theater or an orchestra.
In itself the hunt was a success, and ten days after its inauguration, a well-laden safari took up its return march toward the Waziri plain.
Its inception and inauguration were above reproach.
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According the sources, only eight per cent work remains to be completed on the project, which will be completed in the next two weeks before its inauguration by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Bakri Hassan Salih, Monday chaired at the Republican Palace the second meeting of the higher committee for inauguration of Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir.