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INAUGURATION. This word was applied by the Romans to the ceremony of dedicating some temple, or raising some man to the priesthood, after the augurs had been consulted. It was afterwards applied to the installation (q.v.) of the emperors, kings, and prelates, in imitation of the ceremonies of the Romans when they entered into the temple of the augurs. It is applied in the United States to the installation of the chief magistrate of the republic, and of the governors of the several states.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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But when she awoke and inaugurated the machine-civilization, her productive power had been enormously increased.
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Mairajul Huda Siddiqui Sunday inaugurated Medical and Diagnostic Centre established by Al-Khidmat Foundation, a welfare organization of the party here at Saddar area of Hyderabad city.
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The chief minister made the announcements during a visit to Timergara, where he inaugurated the new building of the deputy commissioner's office and Timergara Medical College in separate functions.
Earlier, the Chief Minister also inaugurated the newly constructed Deputy Commissioner office in the area.
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The Muslim World League (MWL) Secretary General Sheikh Muhammad bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa inaugurated a number of development projects in Ghana-Press photo CAIRO -- 4 July 2019: The Muslim World League (MWL) Secretary General Sheikh Muhammad bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa inaugurated a number of development projects in Ghana on Thursday.
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His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah inaugurated the 'Salam Palace' Museum