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inauguration

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the process or an instance of being formally placed in an office or organization
  • the pomp and circumstance of a presidential inauguration

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The first known use of inauguration was in 1569

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“Inauguration.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inauguration. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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