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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.

    Etymology: inaugurer ← augurare.

  2. inauguralnoun

    A formal speech given at the beginning of an office.

    Etymology: inaugurer ← augurare.

  3. inauguraladjective

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

    Etymology: inaugurer ← augurare.

  4. inauguraladjective

    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. Inauguraladjective

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. inaugural.]

  2. Inauguralnoun

    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. 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. Paul Joynson-Hicks:

    I cant believe the incredible amount of entries we have achieved in our first year and from so many different countries, its very exciting indeed, judging was incredibly hard as we had a lot of hilarious images to try and whittle down to the final 45. I think people have really enjoyed this competition, something a little bit different. It definitely exceeds our expectations for our inaugural year.

  4. Christopher Wray:

    We're monitoring all incoming leads -- whether calls for armed protests, potential threats that grow out of the January 6th breach of the Capitol or other kinds of potential threats leading up to Inaugural events and various other targets.

  5. Michele Bachmann:

    The first time I ever came to this city was to dance at the inaugural ball for Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale! Which is kind of hard to believe. But then I saw how their policies worked out, they were a complete and utter failure, and then that's why I became a Republican, and I never looked back.

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