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inaugurate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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inauguratein‧au‧gu‧rate /ɪˈnɔːɡjəreɪt $ -ˈnɒː-/ verb [transitive]  1 PGONEWto hold an official ceremony when someone starts doing an important job in governmentinaugurate somebody as something On 8 January 1959 de Gaulle was inaugurated as first president of the Fifth Republic.2 PGOFIRSTto open a building or start an organization, event etc for the first time The Turner Prize was inaugurated in 1984.see thesaurus at establish3 BEGINNING formal if an event inaugurates an important change or period of time, it comes at the beginning of it The International Trade Agreement inaugurated a period of high economic growth.inauguration /ɪˌnɔːɡjəˈreɪʃən $ ɪˌnɒː-/ noun [countable, uncountable] President Hoover’s inauguration
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inaugurateThe Washington summit actually eliminated major causes of tension, and promised to inaugurate a new world structure.It inaugurates a series of four books about Desert Storm that Clancy plans to write with leading commanders.The widow's case inaugurated Davide's career in justice.The new President will be inaugurated in January.In 1960, Brazil inaugurated its new capital, Brasilia.The faction was formally inaugurated on Dec. 18.The new Assembly was due to be inaugurated on June 1.Aurigny inaugurated services on 1st March 1968, flying a lone Islander.
From Longman Business Dictionaryinauguratein‧au‧gu‧rate /ɪˈnɔːgjəreɪt-ˈnɒː-/ verb [transitive]1to begin a new system, service, project etcThe airline inaugurated its first nonstop flight to Moscow last year.a billion dollar aid package inaugurated at the economic summit in Paris2to officially celebrate when a person takes up an important position such as that of president, by holding a special ceremonyHe is keeping quiet about his budget plans until after he is inaugurated on Jan 7.inauguration noun [countable, uncountable]the inauguration of a Hungarian stock exchangethe third anniversary of President Roh Tae Woo’s inauguration→ See Verb table
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Verb table
inaugurate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyinaugurate
he, she, itinaugurates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyinaugurated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave inaugurated
he, she, ithas inaugurated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad inaugurated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill inaugurate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have inaugurated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam inaugurating
he, she, itis inaugurating
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you, we, theyare inaugurating
Past
I, he, she, itwas inaugurating
you, we, theywere inaugurating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been inaugurating
he, she, ithas been inaugurating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been inaugurating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be inaugurating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been inaugurating
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