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This speech has done the opposite of what the inaugural address tends to do. Times, Sunday Times (2017)His own inaugural address eight years earlier had met with mixed reviews. Times, Sunday Times (2017)That's why that inaugural speech sounded like a campaign speech. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This is the first indication that he is going to be the first president to deliver a partisan stump speech as his inaugural address. Times, Sunday Times (2017)There was little PR for the inaugural flight at the weekend, perhaps because the return leg was only a third full. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The inaugural speech was almost entirely devoted to international issues. Truman (1986)Most inaugural speeches disappear as soon as they are delivered. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The inaugural address yesterday was full of defiant language. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The inaugural address could not have been more conciliatory. Democracy and its Critics - Anglo-American democratic thought in the nineteenth century (1989)In his inaugural lecture he emphasised yet more the impact of cities as agents of cultural innovation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He also delayed his inaugural lecture for nine years. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He had hinted as much in his inaugural address, stretching the point somewhat. DEVASTATING EDEN: The Search for Utopia in America (2004)Around 120 attended their inaugural meeting last month. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Only six teams retain their original names from the inaugural 1996 season. Times, Sunday Times (2006)What the president's inaugural address lacked in the grandeur of many of his predecessors it amply made up for with candour. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His first inaugural address went up to 45 per 1,000. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Spoke at the inaugural meeting of Stop the War. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They won it for the first time in its inaugural season, the 1992-93 campaign. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The modern inaugural speech, with the world looking on, is so much bigger than it was. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I was stunned by the rhetorical elegance and content of his "inaugural address " in the first two chapters of the book bearing his name. READING THE BIBLE AGAIN FOR THE FIRST TIME: Taking the Bible Seriously but Not Literally. (2001)The estimable founder of Editorial Intelligence gave her inaugural lecture last night to spell out the importance of networking to business. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He defines that religion as outlined in the inaugural addresses of American presidents and suggests that it contributes to the arrogance of American power. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)But I wonder if its unusual programming needs rethinking, now that this inaugural season is drawing to a close. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: inaugural ADJECTIVE
An inaugural meeting or speech is the first meeting of a new organization or the first speech by the new leader of an organization or a country.
In his inaugural address, the President appealed for unity.
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