Inaugural



[in-aw-gyer-uh l, -ger-uh l] /ɪnˈɔ gyər əl, -gər əl/

adjective
1.
of or relating to an :
Harding’s inaugural address.
2.
marking the beginning of a new venture, series, etc.:
the inaugural run of the pony express.
noun
3.
an address, as of a president, at the beginning of a term of office.
4.
an inaugural ceremony:
to attend the presidential inaugural.
/ɪnˈɔːɡjʊrəl/
adjective
1.
characterizing or relating to an inauguration
noun
2.
a speech made at an inauguration, esp by a president of the US
adj.

1680s, from French inaugural (17c.), from inaugurer “to inaugurate” (see inauguration). The noun meaning “an inaugural address” is recorded from 1832, American English.

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