GRE Word List

INAUGURATE

begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural

The meaning of the word inaugurate is begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural.

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ruminantanimal that ruminates; ADJ.
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