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  • adj. tat inaugurates

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Inaugural; inaugurating: as, an inaugurative ball; the inaugurative lecture of a course.


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  • Word of God so distinctly intimates, it may be that some such plan as this, far more perfect and world-wide in its aim, will form part of the inaugurative forces of that happy lot.

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  • I saw much of O'Shanassy at the outset of Victorian legislation, when he and I, in 1851-3, sat together as colleagues for Melbourne in the single chamber of that inaugurative time, and afterwards when we were associated in the Goldfields Commission, 1854-5.

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  • I am of opinion that originally the Beltane festival was held at the Spring equinox but that its original connection with the equinox, in process of time was forgotten, and it became a festival inaugurative of summer.

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  • Grant, and the council gave their usual inaugurative banquet, and a very distinguished company was present.

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  • The Versace Group celebrated the recent openings of its three new Versace boutiques, an impressive Versace 600 square meter flagship, a Versace fine Jewellery boutique, and a Versace Home boutique, with a triple inaugurative evening cocktail held simultaneously at each venue on Wednesday December 9th, 2009 in the prestigious Dubai Mall in Dubai, Latest News


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