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inaugurations, plural;
  1. The beginning or introduction of a system, policy, or period
    • - the inauguration of an independent prosecution service
  2. The formal admission of someone to office
    • - Truman's second presidential inauguration
  3. A ceremony to mark the beginning of something
    • - the inauguration of the Modern Art Museum

  1. 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"
  2. the ceremonial induction into a position; "the new president obviously enjoyed his inauguration"
  3. inaugural address: an address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president)
  4. (inaugural) 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"
  5. An inauguration is a formal ceremony to mark the beginning of a leader's term of office. An example is the ceremony in which the President of the United States officially takes the oath of office.
  6. Season seven of Stargate SG-1, an American-Canadian television series, began airing on June 13, 2003 on Sci Fi. The seventh season concluded after 22 episodes on March 9, 2004 on British Sky One, which overtook the Sci-Fi Channel in mid-season. ...
  7. 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
  8. (inauguratory) Inaugural; being the first instance
  9. (inaugurated) Begun, especially officially or formally.
  10. To dream of inauguration, denotes you will rise to higher position than you have yet enjoyed. For a young woman to be disappointed in attending an inauguration, predicts she will fail to obtain her wishes.
  11. (2h)[B], NDH held on imaginary Bible and DH held up in oath. For a QuickTime movie of this sign, see ASL browser - inauguration.