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Adjective: inaugural  in'o-gyu-rul
  1. Occurring at or characteristic of a formal investiture or induction
    "the President's inaugural address"; "an inaugural ball"
  2. Serving to set in motion
    "the magazine's inaugural issue";
    - initiative, initiatory, first, maiden
Noun: inaugural  in'o-gyu-rul
  1. An address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president)
    - inaugural address
  2. The ceremonial induction into a position
    "the new president obviously enjoyed his inaugural";
    - inauguration

Derived forms: inaugurals

See also: opening

Type of: address, induction, initiation, installation, speech

Antonym: exaugural

Encyclopedia: Inaugural