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in·au·gu·rate

 (ĭn-ô′gyə-rāt′, -gə-)
tr.v. in·au·gu·rat·ed, in·au·gu·rat·ing, in·au·gu·rates
1. To induct into office by a formal ceremony.
2. To cause to begin, especially officially or formally: inaugurate a new immigration policy. See Synonyms at begin.
3. To open or begin use of formally with a ceremony; dedicate: inaugurate a community center.

[Latin inaugurāre, inaugurāt-, to consecrate by augury : in-, intensive pref.; see in-2 + augurāre, to augur (from augur, soothsayer; see aug- in Indo-European roots).]

in·au′gu·ra′tor n.

inaugurate

(ɪnˈɔːɡjʊˌreɪt)
vb (tr)
1. to commence officially or formally; initiate
2. to place in office formally and ceremonially; induct
3. to open ceremonially; dedicate formally: to inaugurate a factory.
[C17: from Latin inaugurāre, literally: to take omens, practise augury, hence to install in office after taking auguries; see in-2, augur]
inˌauguˈration n
inˈauguˌrator n
inauguratory adj

in•au•gu•rate

(ɪnˈɔ gyəˌreɪt, -gə-)

v.t. -rat•ed, -rat•ing.
1. to make a formal beginning of; initiate; commence; begin: The end of World War II inaugurated the era of nuclear power.
2. to induct into office with formal ceremonies; install.
3. to introduce into public use by some formal ceremony: Airmail service between Washington, D.C., and New York City was inaugurated in 1918.
[1595–1605; < Latin inaugurātus, past participle of inaugurāre to consecrate by augury (a person chosen for priesthood or other office). See in-2, augur]
in•au`gu•ra′tion, n.
in•au′gu•ra`tor, n.

inaugurate


Past participle: inaugurated
Gerund: inaugurating

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
I inaugurated
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we inaugurated
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Present Continuous
I am inaugurating
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Present Perfect
I have inaugurated
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Past Continuous
I was inaugurating
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Past Perfect
I had inaugurated
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Future
I will inaugurate
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Future Perfect
I will have inaugurated
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Future Continuous
I will be inaugurating
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been inaugurating
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been inaugurating
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been inaugurating
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Conditional
I would inaugurate
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Past Conditional
I would have inaugurated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.inaugurate - commence officially
swear in - administer on oath to; "The speaker of the House swore in the new President"
embark on, start up, commence, start - get off the ground; "Who started this company?"; "We embarked on an exciting enterprise"; "I start my day with a good breakfast"; "We began the new semester"; "The afternoon session begins at 4 PM"; "The blood shed started when the partisans launched a surprise attack"
dedicate - open to public use, as of a highway, park, or building; "The Beauty Queen spends her time dedicating parks and nursing homes"
2.inaugurate - open ceremoniously or dedicate formally
open - begin or set in action, of meetings, speeches, recitals, etc.; "He opened the meeting with a long speech"
3.inaugurate - be a precursor of; "The fall of the Berlin Wall ushered in the post-Cold War period"
commence, lead off, start, begin - set in motion, cause to start; "The U.S. started a war in the Middle East"; "The Iraqis began hostilities"; "begin a new chapter in your life"

inaugurate

verb
1. invest, install, induct, instate The new president will be inaugurated on January 20.
2. open, commission, dedicate, ordain A new centre for research was inaugurated today.
3. launch, begin, introduce, institute, set up, kick off (informal), initiate, originate, commence, get under way, usher in, set in motion They inaugurated the first ever scheduled flights.

inaugurate

verb
1. To admit formally into membership or office, as with ritual:
Translations
يُدَشِّنيَفْتَتِحيُوَلِّي منصِبا باحْتِفال رسمي
slavnostně otevřítuvést do úřaduzahájit
indsætteindviepåbegynde
koma á; marka upphafsetja í embættivígja, taka í notkun, opna
inauguracijainauguracinisinauguruotiiškilmingai atidarytiiškilmingai pradėti
atklātievadītievadīt amatāuzsākt
slávnostne otvoriť
törenle açmaktörenle başlatmaktörenle göreve getirmek

inaugurate

[ɪˈnɔːgjʊreɪt] VT
1. [+ policy, new era, building] → inaugurar
2. (= swear in) [+ president, official] → investir

inaugurate

[ɪnˈɔːgjəreɪt] vt
[+ president, official] → investir de ses fonctions
[+ flight, project] → inaugurer

inaugurate

vt
president, pope, king, official etc(feierlich) in sein/ihr Amt einsetzen or einführen, inaugurieren (geh)
policyeinführen; buildingeinweihen; exhibitioneröffnen; eraeinleiten

inaugurate

[ɪˈnɔːgjʊˌreɪt] vt (president, official) → insediare; (start officially, organization, festival) → inaugurare (frm) (system, idea) → inaugurare, instaurare

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 ?
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Madame, I have just performed my first royal action, and I hope it will worthily inaugurate my reign.
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Shortly after their talk the older man left the workshop, and von Horn took the opportunity to inaugurate the second move of his campaign.
I cast about for some such notion as this to apply to our little world, so as to inaugurate a third commercial epoch.
Not yet have people learned to inaugurate the finest festivals.
Bucket bends forward in some excitement--for him--and inaugurates what he is going to say with one ghostly beat of his forefinger in the air, Mademoiselle Hortense fixes her black eyes upon him with a dark frown and sets her dry lips closely and firmly together.
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