inaugurate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French inaugurer (to invest), from Latin inaugurō (approve on the basis of omens), from in (in) + augur (an augur).

Verb[edit]

inaugurate (third-person singular simple present inaugurates, present participle inaugurating, simple past and past participle inaugurated)

  1. (transitive) To induct into office with a formal ceremony.
  2. (transitive) To dedicate ceremoniously; to initiate something in a formal manner.

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Adjective[edit]

inaugurate (not comparable)

  1. Invested with office; inaugurated.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Drayton to this entry?)

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

inaugurate

  1. second-person plural present tense of inaugurare
  2. second-person plural imperative of inaugurare
  3. feminine plural of inaugurato, past participle of inaugurare

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

inaugurāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of inaugurātus