inauguration definition

  • noun:
    • Formal induction into office.
    • an official beginning or introduction.
    • The act of inaugurating, or inducting into office with solemnity; investiture by proper ceremonies.
    • The formal start or initiation of every action, strategy, etc.; as, the inauguration of a brand new system, a fresh problem, etc.
    • The work of inuagurating, or inducting into company with solemnity; investiture by appropriate ceremonies.
    • The formal beginning or initiation of every action, course of action, etc.
    • The work of inaugurating or inducting into office with solemnity; ceremonial investiture with company.
    • The work of solemnly or formally exposing or setting in motion such a thing worth addressing or dignity; a certain start or initiation: as, the inauguration of an innovative new period or a new system.
    • A ceremonial or formal introduction or opening, at the time of anything meant for general public use: as, the inauguration of a monument or an exhibition.
    • the ceremonial induction into a position
    • the act of beginning a procedure or training

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