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Definitions for inaugural
ɪnˈɔ gyər əl, -gər əlin·au·gu·ral

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inaugural address, inauguralnoun

    an address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president)

  2. inauguration, inauguraladjective

    the ceremonial induction into a position

    "the new president obviously enjoyed his inauguration"

  3. inauguraladjective

    occurring at or characteristic of a formal investiture or induction

    "the President's inaugural address"; "an inaugural ball"

  4. inaugural, initiative, initiatory, first, maidenadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. inauguralnoun

    An inauguration; a formal beginning.

    The inaugural of the President will take place in March.

  2. inauguralnoun

    A formal speech given at the beginning of an office.

  3. inauguraladjective

    Of inauguration; as in a speech or lecture by the person being inaugurated.

  4. inauguraladjective

    Marking the beginning of an operation, venture etc.

    2009 was the inaugural season for New York Yankees' new stadium.

  5. Etymology: inaugurer ← augurare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inauguraladjective

    pertaining to, or performed or pronounced at, an inauguration; as, an inaugural address; the inaugural exercises

  2. Inauguralnoun

    an inaugural address

  3. Etymology: [Cf. F. inaugural.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inaugural in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inaugural in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of inaugural in a Sentence

  1. Attorney General Karl Racine:

    Presidential Inaugural Committee accepted the contract anyway.

  2. Craig Homan:

    We're seeing more and more inaugural activities that have become more expensive, more lavish, and they're being bought and sold by people who have business pending before government.

  3. Steve Rabinowitz:

    Imaad Zuberi knows nothing about a subpoena, other than what's been written. It's well known that after supporting President Obama and Hillary Clinton, that Imaad Zuberi gave generously and directly to Donald Trump inaugural. But many others gave considerably more. For what it's worth, Imaad Zuberi, as always, gave only Imaad Zuberi own money from Imaad Zuberi own resources. If, in fact, Imaad Zuberi is named in this subpoena -- never mind somehow named alone -- Imaad Zuberi is bewildered why.

  4. Ted Koppel:

    When I disagreed, Sasha Baron Cohen showed me a photograph on Sasha Baron Cohen laptop of a huge inaugural crowd and a man holding a digital clock on a pole, the clock said 11 p.m. My interviewer pointed out that if the crowd was that huge at 11, hours after the actual inauguration, it had to have been the biggest ever.

  5. Judge Ruben Castillo:

    Given the amount, it's nonsensical to think this was this defendant's inaugural voyage into cocaine trafficking.

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