Inauguration definition

ĭn-ôgyə-rāshən, -gə-
A formal beginning or introduction.
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Formal induction into office.
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The definition of inauguration is the official start of something, especially the start of a new person holding political office.

An example of inauguration is when a restaurant tries a new menu for the very first time.

An example of an inauguration is when the power is handed over to the new president of the United States.

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The formal beginning or initiation of any movement, course of action, etc.; as, the inauguration of a new system, a new condition, etc.
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The act of inaugurating, or inducting into office with solemnity; investiture by appropriate ceremonies.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
inauguration
Plural:
inaugurations

Origin of inauguration

  • From Middle French inauguration

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