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
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Its inception and inauguration were above reproach.
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