Meaning of “inaugural” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “inaugural” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"inaugural" in Business English

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uk /ɪˈnɔːɡjərəl/ us

an inaugural speech is the first speech someone gives when starting an important new job:

an inaugural address/lecture/speech In her inaugural speech, she identified the recruitment of top faculty talent to the university as one of her chief goals.

an inaugural event is the first in a series of planned events:

He plans to be on the inaugural flight when the twinjet aircraft goes into service next month.
He held the inaugural meeting on Friday of a council to forge common ground between union and business leaders.
an inaugural celebration/ceremony/event

(Definition of “inaugural” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)