Last modified on 16 December 2014, at 11:55

inaugural

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French inaugural, from inaugurer, from Latin augurare (to take omens).

AdjectiveEdit

inaugural (not comparable)

  1. Of inauguration; as in a speech or lecture by the person being inaugurated.
  2. Marking the beginning of an operation, venture, etc.
    2009 was the inaugural season for New York Yankees' new stadium.

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

inaugural (plural inaugurals)

  1. An inauguration; a formal beginning.
    The inaugural of the President will take place in March.
  2. 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'. ABC News' Teddy Davis on March 13, 2009.

TranslationsEdit


PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

inaugural m, f (plural inaugurais, comparable)

  1. being a first occurrence or event
  2. occurring during an inauguration

SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

inaugural m, f (plural inaugurales)

  1. inaugural