Definition of inauguration
: an act of inaugurating; especially : a ceremonial induction into office
Examples of inauguration in a Sentence
the pomp and circumstance of a presidential inauguration
Recent Examples of inauguration from the Web
Lam’s olive branch to lawmakers came after President Xi Jinping presided over her July 1 inauguration on the former British colony’s 20th anniversary of Chinese rule.
Earlier this year, the corps performed at the Lincoln Memorial for President Donald Trump's inauguration welcome concert.
At Obama’s first inauguration, Yo-Yo Ma (cello) and Itzhak Perlman (violin) performed to a recording of themselves—because of the extreme cold on the day of the event, spokespeople said later. Sept 29, 2012.
The Obamas flew from the rainy horrors of Trump’s inauguration straight to the warm, dry embrace of the California desert valley known for hosting not only former presidents like Reagan and Nixon, but also Coachella.
After his inauguration, the president narrowed his decision to Gorsuch and Thomas Hardiman of the 3rd Circuit.
The heated rhetoric has continued since Trump's inauguration.
The First Lady and son Barron joined President Donald Trump at the White House Sunday, five months after the inauguration.
Moran has voted with President Donald Trump 100 percent of the time since the inauguration, according to a vote tracker from the website FiveThirtyEight.
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Definition of inauguration for Students
: an act or ceremony of introducing into office a president's inauguration
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