Translation of inauguration in Spanish:

inauguration

Pronunciation: /ɪnˌɔːgjəˈreɪʃən; ɪˌnɔːgjʊˈreɪʃən/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (investiture) investidura (feminine), toma (feminine) de posesión; (before noun/delante del nombre) [speech/ceremony/ball] de investidura or toma de posesión 1.2 (opening) inauguración (feminine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [ceremony/address] inaugural
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    • He also performed at a concert during the week of the president's inauguration.
    • You know, we talked about the idea of a potential terrorist threat against the inauguration.
    • However, the main flyover will be ready for inauguration by December 2004.
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    • The Chief Minister requested the Railway Minister to fix the date for its inauguration, preferably next month.
    • The inauguration will be followed by cultural events where at least 50 colleges are expected to participate.
    • In Hannover, fireworks marked the inauguration of the AWD arena.

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