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Definition of inaugural adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

inaugural

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ɪˈnɔɡyərəl//
 
[only before noun]
 
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(of an official speech, meeting, etc.) first, and marking the beginning of something important, for example the time when a new leader starts work, when a new organization is formed, or when something is used for the first time the President's inaugural address the professor's inaugural lecture the inaugural meeting of the geographical society the inaugural flight of the space shuttle
inaugural noun [countable, usually singular]
 
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the presidential inaugural in January