inauguration

noun in·au·gu·ra·tion \ i-ˌnȯ-gyə-ˈrā-shən , -gə- \
Updated on: 11 Jan 2018

Definition of inauguration

: an act of inaugurating; especially : a ceremonial induction into office

Examples of inauguration in a Sentence

  1. the pomp and circumstance of a presidential inauguration

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First Known Use of inauguration

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INAUGURATION Defined for Kids

inauguration

noun in·au·gu·ra·tion \ i-ˌnȯ-gyə-ˈrā-shən \

Definition of inauguration for Students

: an act or ceremony of introducing into office
  • a president's inauguration


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