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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, inaugural(noun)

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

  2. inauguration, inaugural(adj)

    the ceremonial induction into a position

    "the new president obviously enjoyed his inauguration"

  3. inaugural(adj)

    occurring at or characteristic of a formal investiture or induction

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

  4. inaugural, initiative, initiatory, first, maiden(adj)

    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"


  1. inaugural(Noun)

    An inauguration; a formal beginning.

    The inaugural of the President will take place in March.

    Etymology: inaugurer ← augurare.

  2. inaugural(Noun)

    A formal speech given at the beginning of an office.

    Etymology: inaugurer ← augurare.

  3. inaugural(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: inaugurer ← augurare.

  4. inaugural(Adjective)

    Marking the beginning of an operation, venture etc.

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

    Etymology: inaugurer ← augurare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inaugural(adj)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. inaugural.]

  2. Inaugural(noun)

    an inaugural address

    Etymology: [Cf. F. inaugural.]

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  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. Alejandro Agag:

    I believe the entire motorsport industry is going to emerge from this time stronger than ever, and I look forward to seeing our team join Extreme E to do our part in leaving an impactful legacy in each race location. Andretti has fielded entries in Formula E since its inaugural season, and Extreme E is an offshoot of that first electric series. Chip Ganassi, in its 30th season of professional racing, is making its debut in electric motorsports. As a leader, Chip Ganassi has never been afraid to innovate and adapt.

  2. Laura Miller:

    I knew from the beginning I was going to do family practice and planned to return to my hometown or close by, so the program was perfect for me and I joined from the inaugural class.

  3. Talladega College President Billy Hawkins:

    It’s about the students to have an opportunity to participate in this national stage, in this inaugural ceremony, it’s a civics ceremony. It’s not about politics.

  4. 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.

  5. Attorney General Karl Racine:

    Presidential Inaugural Committee made exorbitant and unlawful payments to the Trump hotel to rent event space for inaugural activity.

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