HyperDic: inauguration

English > 2 senses of the word inauguration:
NOUNactinauguration, startupthe act of starting a new operation or practice
actinauguration, inauguralthe ceremonial induction into a position
inauguration > pronunciation
Soundsihnao.gyerey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > inauguration: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of starting a new operation or practice.
Example"he opposed the inauguration of fluoridation"
Synonymstartup
Broaderbeginning, start, commencementThe act of starting something
Spanisharranque, inauguración
Catalaninauguració
Verbsinauguratecommence officially
inaugurateopen ceremoniously or dedicate formally
English > inauguration: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe ceremonial induction into a position.
Example"the new president obviously enjoyed his inauguration"
Synonyminaugural
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
Verbsinauguratecommence officially

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