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inaugural

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adjective in·au·gu·ral \i-ˈnȯ-gyə-rəl, -g(ə-)rəl\

Definition of inaugural

  1. 1 :  of or relating to an inauguration

  2. 2 :  marking a beginning :  first in a projected series

Examples of inaugural in a sentence

  1. They attended the inaugural ball.

  2. <the inaugural event in the city's week long festival honoring the sailing ships>

1689

First Known Use of inaugural

1689


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inaugural

noun in·au·gu·ral

Definition of inaugural

  1. 1 :  an inaugural address

  2. 2 :  inauguration

Examples of inaugural in a sentence

  1. <attended the inaugurals of the city's last three mayors>

1832

First Known Use of inaugural

1832


INAUGURAL Defined for English Language Learners

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inaugural

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adjective in·au·gu·ral \i-ˈnȯ-gyə-rəl, -g(ə-)rəl\

Definition of inaugural for English Language Learners

  • : happening as part of an official ceremony or celebration when someone (such as a newly elected official) begins an important job : happening as part of an inauguration

  • : happening as the first one in a series of similar events


INAUGURAL Defined for Kids

inaugural

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adjective in·au·gu·ral \i-ˈnȯ-gyə-rəl\

Definition of inaugural for Students

  1. :  occuring as part of an inauguration <an inaugural speech>



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