From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinauguralin‧au‧gu‧ral /ɪˈnɔːɡjərəl $ ɪˈnɒː-/ adjective [only before noun] 1 an inaugural speech is the first given by someone who is starting an important job the president’s inaugural address the inaugural lecture of the new Professor of American Literature2 FIRSTan inaugural event is the first in a planned series of similar events the plane's inaugural flight the inaugural match of Major League Soccerinaugural noun [countable] American English More than 200,000 people attended Carter’s inaugural.
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inauguralThe inaugural ball gown was an emphatic announcement that the first lady was going to play the style game her way.Over 500 people attended the inaugural ball.Even if he did politely turn down Branson's parting offer of a seat on Virgin's inaugural flight - for obvious reasons.The basis of their programme is clearly outlined in an inaugural lecture given by G. H. Bantock at Leicester in 1965.Professor Eston gave the inaugural lecture in 1860.The inaugural meeting drew a large audience.This Circle is the inaugural production of the Evidence Room's new space, and what a great space it is.The theater's inaugural season will consist of three plays.A month of arguing in Florida did no favours to the organisers of the inaugural social whirl.the governor's inaugural speech
From King Business Dictionaryinauguralin‧au‧gu‧ral /ɪˈnɔːgjərəlɪˈnɒː-/ adjective1inaugural meeting/flight/voyage etc the first in a series of meetings, flights etcThe problem was detected on the plane’s inaugural flight.2inaugural speech/lecture etc a speech, lecture etc given by a person who has taken up an important position, to introduce themselves and their ideasIn hisinaugural address, the president called attention to the needs of the homeless.