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EtymologyEdit

French inaugurer (to invest), from Latin inaugurō (approve on the basis of omens), from in (in) + augur (an augur).

PronunciationEdit

  • (verb) IPA(key): /ɪˈnɔːɡjʊɹeɪt/
  • (adjective) IPA(key): /ɪˈnɔːɡjʊɹət/

VerbEdit

inaugurate (third-person singular simple present inaugurates, present participle inaugurating, simple past and past participle inaugurated)

  1. (transitive) To induct into office with a formal ceremony.
  2. (transitive) To dedicate ceremoniously; to initiate something in a formal manner.

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AdjectiveEdit

inaugurate (not comparable)

  1. Invested with office; inaugurated.
    • (Can we date this quote by Michael Drayton and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      The reliques of her crown (by him first placed here)
      The seat on which her Kings inaugurated were.

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ParticipleEdit

inaugurāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of inaugurātus