[ɪnˌɔːɡjʊɹˈe͡ɪʃən], [ɪnˌɔːɡjʊɹˈe‍ɪʃən], [ɪ_n_ˌɔː_ɡ_j_ʊ_ɹ_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

Definitions of inauguration:

  1.   The act of inuagurating, or inducting into office with solemnity; investiture by appropriate ceremonies.
  2.   The act of inaugurating.
  3.   Inaugurator.
  4.   The act of investing with an office with suitable solemnity; the solemn or formal beginning of any movement or course of action; the opening in a formal manner of a public building.
  5.   The ceremony of inaugurating.
  6.   the ceremonial induction into a position; " the new president obviously enjoyed his inauguration"
  7.   Inauguratory.
  8.   the act of starting a new operation or practice; " he opposed the inauguration of fluoridation"; " the startup of the new factory was delayed by strikes"
  9.   The formal beginning or initiation of any movement, course of action, etc.; as, the inauguration of a new system, a new condition, etc.
  10.   Act of inaugurating ( in its different meanings).

Antonyms for inauguration:

demise, discharge, death, expiration, expiry, removal, end, termination.

Quotes for inauguration:

  1. It would be unthinkable in Canadian public life today for the public inauguration of our supreme political figures to be accompanied by prayer. – Stockwell Day
  2. Ladies and gentlemen, on the occasion of my election I received many letters from people representing all segments of the population and all professions, especially from the younger generation, linking my inauguration with great- far too great- expectations. – Gustav Heinemann
  3. I and others of my sex find ourselves controlled by a form of government in the inauguration of which we had no voice. – Victoria Woodhull

Usage examples for inauguration:

  1. The fear exhibited by the States in the debates preceding the adoption and ratification of the constitution of 1787, that the National Government might become too strong at the expense of their own powers of government, was not set at rest by the compromises obtained in the convention, nor by the eleven amendments adopted soon after the inauguration of the new government. ” – Government and Administration of the United States by Westel W. Willoughby and William F. Willoughby
  2. It cannot be denied; and yet you tell us, in tones that cannot be misunderstood, that, as a precedent condition of his inauguration we must give you these guarantees. ” – Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 by George Boutwell
  3. It was considered, according to the London Times, as " the inauguration of a totally different system of policy from that which has been hitherto pursued with regard to our colonies." ” – Lord Elgin by John George Bourinot
  4. By this means and by various other efforts, such as the re- inauguration the famous Jullien concerts, etc. ” – The-Life-of-Phineas-T-Barnum by Benton, Joel
  5. But a few years ago we believed the world had grown too civilised for war, and the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park was to be the inauguration of a new era. ” – The Life of Froude by Herbert Paul
  6. “ A special session was called soon after President Taft's inauguration and the Payne Bill, which it was claimed aimed to decrease duties and increase the revenue, passed the House by a vote of 217 to 161. The Finance Committee of the Senate, to which the bill was referred when it reached the Senate, instead of reporting it, reported a substitute measure- the Aldrich Bill. ” – History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6) by E. Benjamin Andrews
  7. On the 4th February the ceremony of his inauguration took place, with great pomp and ceremony at the Hague. ” – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  8. “ I demand the first living being, body and soul, that enters the new minster on the inauguration day." ” – Legends of the Rhine by Wilhelm Ruland
  9. 3. Until the inauguration of the President, all bills, orders, resolutions, and votes adopted by the Congress shall be of full force without approval by him. ” – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis
  10. Blair at once hastened back to Washington, and a few days after the Inauguration secured from the new Secretary of War an order assigning Capt. ” – The Struggle for Missouri by John McElroy
  11. But soon after his inauguration he sent to me a member of Congress from Indiana with a special message. ” – My Memories of Eighty Years by Chauncey M. Depew
  12. The inauguration occurred at Faneuil Hall on the 1st of May following. ” –  by
  13. On the day of its inauguration October 9th, there were only as yet eight French pupils and six Huron children. ” – The Makers of Canada: Bishop Laval by A. Leblond de Brumath
  14. Meetings and demonstrations are being arranged at this moment all over England; and in January or February there will be a formal inauguration of the new Liturgy in Dunchester Cathedral." ” – The Case of Richard Meynell by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  15. Some days previous to the inauguration Mr. Seward brought Mr. Lincoln on the Senate floor, of course on the Republican side; but soon Mr. Seward was busily running among Democrats, begging them to be introduced to Lincoln. ” – Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862 by Adam Gurowski
  16. And, after that solemn inauguration between him and Washington. ” – The Crisis, Volume 4 by Winston Churchill
  17. These kilns at their inauguration were a wonderful improvement over the old style " bake- oven" or " sweat box" kiln then employed, both on account of the improved quality of the material and the rapidity at which it was dried. ” – Seasoning of Wood by Joseph B. Wagner
  18. This gives a very fair idea of the character of the arguments produced by our opponents, from the inauguration of the movement. ” – Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  19. He made a fearful exhibition of himself at the time of his inauguration and during the presidency, and especially during his famous trip " around the circle" he was in a bad way. ” – My Memories of Eighty Years by Chauncey M. Depew
  20. The peace of the king now did not die with the king, but renewed automatically without an interval before the inauguration of a new king. ” – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly

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