DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

3 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·au·gu·ra·tion /-ˌnɔgjəˈreʃən, gə-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·au·gu·ra·tion n.
 1. The act of inuagurating, or inducting into office with solemnity; investiture by appropriate ceremonies.
    At his regal inauguration, his old father resigned the kingdom to him.   --Sir T. Browne.
 2. The formal beginning or initiation of any movement, course of action, etc.; as, the inauguration of a new system, a new condition, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the act of starting a new operation or practice; "he opposed
           the inauguration of fluoridation"; "the startup of the
           new factory was delayed by strikes" [syn: startup]
      2: the ceremonial induction into a position; "the new president
         obviously enjoyed his inauguration" [syn: inaugural]