HyperDic: inaugural

English > 4 senses of the word inaugural:
ADJECTIVEallinauguraloccurring at or characteristic of a formal investiture or induction
allinaugural, initiative, initiatory, first, maidenserving to set in motion
NOUNcommunicationinaugural, inaugural addressan address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president)
actinaugural, inaugurationthe ceremonial induction into a position
inaugural > pronunciation
Soundsihnao'gerahl; ihnao'gyerahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > inaugural: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOccurring at or characteristic of a formal investiture or induction.
Examples
  • "the President's inaugural address"
  • "an inaugural ball"
OppositeexauguralOccurring at or marking the close of a term of office
Spanishinaugural
Adverbsinaugurallyso as to inaugurate
English > inaugural: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningServing to set in motion.
Example"the magazine's inaugural issue"
Synonymsinitiative, initiatory, first, maiden
BroaderopeningFirst or beginning
Spanishinaugural, iniciador, iniciativo, primer, primero
Catalaninaugural, iniciador, primer, virginal
English > inaugural: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president).
Synonyminaugural address
Part ofinauguration, inauguralThe ceremonial induction into a position
RegionUnited States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
Broaderaddress, speechThe act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
Spanishdiscurso inaugural, inaugural
English > inaugural: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe ceremonial induction into a position.
Synonyminauguration
Partsinaugural address, inauguralAn address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president)
Broaderinitiation, induction, installationA formal entry into an organization or position or office
Spanishinauguración, investidura
Catalaninauguració

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