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inaugural

adjective
     
in‧au‧gu‧ral [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 Literature
2 an inaugural event is the first in a planned series of similar events:
Concorde's inaugural flight
the inaugural match of Major League Soccer
inaugural noun [countable] American English
More than 200,000 people attended Carter's inaugural.

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