inaugural

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /ɪˈnɔːɡjʊr(ə)l/

Adjective[change]

Positive
inaugural

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. If something is inaugural, it marks the start of an activity, or period of office.

Noun[change]

Singular
inaugural

Plural
inaugurals

  1. An inaugural is a formal speech given at the beginning of an office.
    In his inaugural, President Obama proclaimed 'an end to the petty grievances and false promises, the recriminations and worn-out dogmas, that for far too long have strangled our politics'.

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