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1. inaugural

adjective. ['ˌɪˈnɔgɝəl, ˌɪˈnɔgjɝəl'] serving to set in motion.

Synonyms

  • initiatory
  • first
  • initiative
  • opening

Antonyms

  • unoriginal
  • late
  • middle
  • last

Etymology

  • inaugurer (French)
  • augurare (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word inaugural


1. Adjective
Peace roses were presented to delegations to the inaugural meeting of the United Nations in San Francisco in 1945.

Quotes containing the word inaugural


1. Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.[Inaugural Address, January 20 1961]
- John F. Kennedy

2. inaugural

noun. ['ˌɪˈnɔgɝəl, ˌɪˈnɔgjɝəl'] an address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president).

Synonyms

  • speech
  • inaugural address
  • inauguration

Antonyms

  • cardinal
  • finish
  • natural object
  • folly

Etymology

  • inaugurer (French)
  • augurare (Latin)

3. inaugural

noun. ['ˌɪˈnɔgɝəl, ˌɪˈnɔgjɝəl'] the ceremonial induction into a position.

Synonyms

  • inauguration
  • induction
  • initiation
  • installation

Antonyms

  • back
  • end
  • death
  • latter

Etymology

  • inaugurer (French)
  • augurare (Latin)
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