inaugural Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “inaugural” - English Dictionary

"inaugural" in British English

See all translations
(Definition of inaugural from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"inaugural" in Business English

See all translations

inauguraladjective

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)
What is the pronunciation of inaugural?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“inaugural” in Business English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

ultraviolet

Ultraviolet light has a wavelength that is after the violet (= light purple) end of the range of colours that can be seen by humans. Light of this type causes the skin to become darker in the sun.

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More