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English definition of “inaugural”

inaugural

adjective [before noun] uk   /ɪˈnɔː.ɡjʊ.rəl/ us    /-ˈnɑː.ɡjɚ-/
an inaugural speech is the first speech someone gives when starting an important new job: the president's inaugural address to the nationFirst and firstly an inaugural event is the first in a series of planned events: the inaugural meeting of the archaeological societyFirst and firstly
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