inauguration inauguration  /ɪ ˌnɔɡ jə ˈreɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of starting a new operation or practice
  2. (n) the ceremonial induction into a position

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Eagerly and a little apprehensively, Washington is preparing for President-elect Eisenhower's inauguration.
  2. A young designer is tapped by the First Lady to design her gown for the inauguration night festivities.
  3. Eagerly and a little apprehensively, Washington is preparing for President-elect Eisenhower's inauguration.

News

  1. Obama renews push for a nuclear disarmament legacy

    Soon after 2009 inauguration, Obama made reducing world's stockpile of nukes a cornerstone of his agenda, and he's keeping the pressure on
    on June 19, 2013     Source: CBS News

  2. Lawmakers react to new speaker

     It sounded almost like an inauguration. And, in a sense, indeed it was Tuesday, when Tim Miley accepted the gavel as  the 56th speaker of the West Virginia House of Delegates.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Register-Herald

  3. Iran: President-elect's inauguration set for early August

    Iranian Parliament has announced the inauguration of the new president will take place in early August. Mohammadreza Bahonar, the deputy head of Parliament, said Hassan Rohani's inauguration ceremony is likely to take place on August 4 or 5.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Payvand Iran News

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Quotes

  1. "I think it will be the most security, as far as I'm aware, that any inauguration has had," Chertoff said.
    on Jan 7, 2009 By: Michael Chertoff Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "With the cooperation of our Republican colleagues, we intend to send a plan to the White House as soon as possible following President-elect Obama's inauguration," Reid said.
    on Nov 24, 2008 By: Harry Reid Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "By inviting Rick Warren to your inauguration, you have tarnished the view that gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans have a place at your table," Solmonese said in an open letter to Obama that was released by his organization.
    on Dec 17, 2008 By: Joe Solmonese Source: CNN International

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