an act or ceremony of inaugurating.
- re·in·au·gu·ra·tion, noun
- inaugural, inauguration
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use inauguration in a sentence
There are nearly three months between Election Day and the presidential inauguration to count all the votes.How Wisconsin’s slowed-down mail could decide the election | Bobbie Johnson | October 27, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
A few dozen demonstrators from liberal advocacy groups gathered outside the Hart Senate Office Building on Thursday, waving signs that read “Save Roe” and “No confirmation without inauguration.”Republicans set Barrett on swift course to confirmation to the Supreme Court | Seung Min Kim, Karoun Demirjian | October 15, 2020 | Washington Post
Zandi says the consensus is that if the federal government doesn’t pass more stimulus before the election, it’s very unlikely anything gets done before the inauguration.Waiting to pass stimulus until after the election is a mistake, says economist Mark Zandi | Lance Lambert | October 13, 2020 | Fortune
Many of us have made it clear we can’t go home before the election and potentially inauguration without helping people, small businesses, local governments.Pelosi, Meadows say they’re hopeful new economic relief deal is within reach | Erica Werner | September 29, 2020 | Washington Post
If they do fill the seat—either before the November election, or between November and the inauguration in January—it would be with a conservative judge, leaving the Supreme Court with a 6-3 conservative majority.Five issues the Supreme Court will be deciding on this term | Alexandra Ossola | September 21, 2020 | Quartz
The inauguration had to be held in the fortified Kremlin, surrounded by an eerily quiet city.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015 | Movements.Org | December 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In May he attended the inauguration of a museum to house the works of the Ecuadorian painter Santiago Carbonell in Querétaro.
How much of your family was able to see you read your poem at the inauguration?
Since his inauguration, Republicans have criticized President Obama for everything.Obama, the Coffee Salute, and the Dementia on the Right | Sally Kohn | September 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Here he is attending festivities for the first George W. Bush inauguration, along with Chuck Norris and Meatloaf.Rambo Hates Guns: How Sylvester Stallone Became the Most Anti-Gun Celeb in Hollywood | Asawin Suebsaeng | August 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The first rail road opened in Brazil, the emperor and empress being present at the inauguration.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
But the day of his inauguration was the last day of his happiness.The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire | Edward Gibbon
In the inauguration of the system, Japanese statesmanship was exposed to a severe ordeal.
Herndon's Life is probably the most satisfactory of the period before Lincoln's inauguration.Beacon Lights of History, Volume XII | John Lord
Enthusiasm and hope animated the whole assembly, and everybody saw in this States-General the inauguration of a glorious future.Beacon Lights of History, Volume IX | John Lord