the act of starting a new operation or practice
"he opposed the inauguration of fluoridation"; "the startup of the new factory was delayed by strikes"
the ceremonial induction into a position
"the new president obviously enjoyed his inauguration"
The act of inaugurating, or inducting into office with solemnity; investiture by appropriate ceremonies.
The formal beginning or initiation of any movement, course of action, etc.; as, the inauguration of a new system, a new condition, etc.
Origin: From inaugurate.
the act of inuagurating, or inducting into office with solemnity; investiture by appropriate ceremonies
the formal beginning or initiation of any movement, course of action, etc.; as, the inauguration of a new system, a new condition, etc
Origin: [L. inauguratio a beginning: cf. F. inauguration.]
An inauguration is a formal ceremony to mark the beginning of a major political leader's term of office. The "inaugural address" is a speech given during this ceremony which informs the people of his/her intentions as a leader. Political inaugurations often feature lavish ceremonies, in which the politician publicly takes his or her oath of office in front of a large crowd of spectators. The equivalent ceremony in another jurisdiction may be called a "swearing-in". A monarchical inauguration is similar to what in another jurisdiction may be called a coronation or enthronement. Other than personal inaugurations, the term can also refer to the official opening or beginning of an institution or structure, for example the inauguration of a new Canada–United States border crossing. The historical source of the word “inauguration” stems from the Latin augur, which refers to the rituals of ancient Roman priests seeking to interpret if it was the will of the gods for a public official to be deemed worthy to assume office.
The numerical value of inauguration in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of inauguration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of inauguration in a Sentence
We're not waiting for the inauguration.
When the inauguration begins, he will take office, there’s no denying that.
There are so many places we can come together, even bipartisan, we're not waiting for the inauguration.
It’s a whole new world in terms of how the inauguration is being celebrated, it’s much more low-key.
Let's say I did it on January 20, the opening, right? Then that would have been the big story as opposed to the inauguration, i was thinking about it then.
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- inauguracióCatalan, Valencian
- Inauguration, EinweihungGerman
- investidura, inauguraciónSpanish
- vihkiminen, astuminen, virkaanFinnish
- inauguration, investitureFrench
- 就職, 就任Japanese
- вступление в должность, инаугурация, торжественное открытиеRussian
- திறப்பு விழாTamil
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