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  • n. Agent noun of inaugurate; one who inaugurates.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who inaugurates.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who inaugurates; one who begins or initiates.


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inaugurate + -er


  • (1596-1650), rightly described as the inaugurator of modern philosophy, thus held the view that only in his own thought-activity does man find

    Man or Matter

  • As the inaugurator of a performance and composition tradition of song, drums, and dances in Israel, Miriam continues to resonate throughout its musical life (see Pss 68: 25; 81: 2; 150: 4).

    Miriam: Bible.

  • Paul de Man, a Yale professor and inaugurator of deconstruction in the United States, was found after his death to have written over a hundred articles for the Belgian collaborationist newspaper Le Soir.


  • It is too much of an embarassment to them that Jesus may have thought that the kingdom of God was about to come and in fact he was its inaugurator.

    Inigo Montoya Addresses Fundamentalists

  • Euripides proposed Laïus father of Oedipus as the inaugurator, whereas Timæus declared that the fashion of making favourites of boys was introduced into Greece from Crete, for Malthusian reasons said Aristotle (Pol.ii. 10), attributing it to Minos.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • In this letter Trotter reminded Wilson of his support for him and his continued belief that Wilson could be “the inaugurator of a new era of equal rights for Colored Americans.”

    Savage Peace

  • Jesus valued his kinsman John as highly as anyone could value another—as a Prophet and Teacher, and inaugurator of the Kingdom of God.

    The Jesus Dynasty

  • Judas was not merely seeking personal power but he was the inaugurator of a movement—the Zealots—who had as their agenda the independence of the Jewish state.

    The Jesus Dynasty

  • Vailati saw three intimate relations between pragma - tism and symbolic or mathematical logic; symptomatic of this close connection, he said, “is the fact that the very inaugurator of the term and conception of pragmatism, Charles S. Peirce, is also at the same time the initiator and promoter of an original direction of logico-mathematical studies” (Vailati [1957], p. 197).


  • For another thing, Christ meant more to Christians than the inaugurator of a postponed kingdom which, long awaited with ardent expectation, still did not arrive; Christ was the giver of eternal life now.

    Christianity and Progress


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