What does inaugural mean?

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"

Wiktionary

  1. inaugural(Noun)

    An inauguration; a formal beginning.

    The inaugural of the President will take place in March.

  2. inaugural(Noun)

    A formal speech given at the beginning of an office.

  3. inaugural(Adjective)

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

  4. inaugural(Adjective)

    Marking the beginning of an operation, venture etc.

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

  5. Origin: inaugurer ← augurare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inaugural(adj)

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

  2. Inaugural(noun)

    an inaugural address

  3. Origin: [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. Frank Larkin:

    But this would go over and above an inaugural.

  2. Judge Ruben Castillo:

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

  3. Dick Cheney:

    We had a very, very heated exchange the last time we had lunch in the White House the week of the inaugural, it's a subject we don't discuss.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of inaugural

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