/ɪnˈɔ gyər əl, -gər əl/
of or pertaining to an
Harding's inaugural address.
marking the beginning of a new venture, series, etc.:
the inaugural run of the pony express.
an address, as of a president, at the beginning of a term of office.
an inaugural ceremony:
to attend the presidential inaugural.
Can be confused
characterizing or relating to an inauguration
a speech made at an inauguration, esp by a president of the US
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Gone, as well, will be the grand approach as a triumphant mayor wades through the crowds for his big inaugural close-up.
And during the inaugural ceremonies, he made numerous verbal.
The swearing-in is only one part of the inaugural celebration.
Sure, you can't see an inaugural every year-but this is one parade that's well worth the wait.
Your inaugural speech inspired me to write this letter.
But there was no mention of street crime in any presidential candidate's acceptance speech or in any inaugural address.
Including a clear announcement on this in your inaugural will make for great headlines.
In his inaugural speech, he was expected to announce specific goals for his first year, and for the longer term.
The inaugural event was small, but residents were proud, and many marched with tongues firmly in cheeks.
Later, through a unicycling newsletter, he read of plans for an inaugural muni convention.
The series ended its inaugural season with a bang, then a whimper.
The old, outgoing president has no further program to talk about, and the new one has said his piece in his inaugural address.
Let's take a look at the preview for what could be the world's inaugural apocalyptic rom-com below.
When he started his inaugural address as majority leader, his fellow senators at first did not notice and carried on chatting.
Far from living up to the bracing rhetoric of his inaugural, he has not been tough enough.
He was the inaugural engineer in chief of the public works department.