|English Dictionary: inauguration||by the DICT Development Group|
|2 results for inauguration|
|From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:|
|From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:|
Inauguration \In*au`gu*ra"tion\, n. [L. inauguratio a beginning:|
cf. F. inauguration.]
1. The act of inuagurating, or inducting into office with
solemnity; investiture by appropriate ceremonies.
At his regal inauguration, his old father resigned
the kingdom to him. --Sir T.
2. The formal beginning or initiation of any movement, course
of action, etc.; as, the inauguration of a new system, a
new condition, etc.