preinaugural

adjective
pre·​in·​au·​gu·​ral | \ ˌprē-i-ˈnȯ-gyə-rəl How to pronounce preinaugural (audio) , -g(ə-)rəl \
variants: or pre-inaugural

Definition of preinaugural

: occurring before an inauguration a preinaugural address

First Known Use of preinaugural

1876, in the meaning defined above

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“Preinaugural.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preinaugural. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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