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noun as in installation of newcomers


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There are nearly three months between Election Day and the presidential inauguration to count all the votes.

A few dozen demonstrators from liberal advocacy groups gathered outside the Hart Senate Office Building on Thursday, waving signs that read “Save Roe” and “No confirmation without inauguration.”

Zandi says the consensus is that if the federal government doesn’t pass more stimulus before the election, it’s very unlikely anything gets done before the inauguration.

From Fortune

Many of us have made it clear we can’t go home before the election and potentially inauguration without helping people, small businesses, local governments.

If they do fill the seat—either before the November election, or between November and the inauguration in January—it would be with a conservative judge, leaving the Supreme Court with a 6-3 conservative majority.

From Quartz

The inauguration had to be held in the fortified Kremlin, surrounded by an eerily quiet city.

In May he attended the inauguration of a museum to house the works of the Ecuadorian painter Santiago Carbonell in Querétaro.

How much of your family was able to see you read your poem at the inauguration?

Since his inauguration, Republicans have criticized President Obama for everything.

Here he is attending festivities for the first George W. Bush inauguration, along with Chuck Norris and Meatloaf.

The first rail road opened in Brazil, the emperor and empress being present at the inauguration.

But the day of his inauguration was the last day of his happiness.

In the inauguration of the system, Japanese statesmanship was exposed to a severe ordeal.

Herndon's Life is probably the most satisfactory of the period before Lincoln's inauguration.

Enthusiasm and hope animated the whole assembly, and everybody saw in this States-General the inauguration of a glorious future.

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On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inauguration, such as: commencement, inaugural, induction, initiation, launch, and launching.

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