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inaugural

a speech made at an inauguration, esp by a president of the US
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President Sergio Osmena delivered his inaugural address before the Cabinet on Aug.
Presidents who attended the inaugural of their duly elected successor:
But we can be sure even now that the dozens of presidential Inaugurals delivered in the past 220 years will be mined for ideas and--perhaps--striking phrases to quote.
The presence of war in so many Inaugurals is a reminder that the United States, promoted as a peace-loving nation, was created through the War of Independence; fought a so-called Second War of Independence against the British in 1812-14; battled the Mexicans in the 1840s and consequently acquired California, Texas and much of today's south-western United States; endured its own murderous Civil War; waged many Indian campaigns throughout the nineteenth century; defeated the Spanish empire in 1898 en route to the American version of European imperialism--not to mention a twentieth century of two world wars and counterinsurgency operations during the subsequent Cold War.
Elvis Costello was unveiled as the headliner at a nonprofit's star-filled inaugural fete.
Barack Obama's inaugural committee has yet to announce any of its official events, but his camp is sure to be mindful of overdoing it.
Eighty-five percent of the nineteenth-century inaugurals, but only 43% of the twentieth-century inaugurals, mentioned truth/honesty as an important value, [chi square](1) = 20.3, p < .001.
presidential inaugural addresses of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Indeed, inaugurals are shakedown times and you should expect occasional foul-ups.
And as inaugurals go, perhaps the Disney Magic earned the "boo"-by prize.
The portrait of the United States that emerges from twentieth-century inaugurals is of a nation that fights for peace, respects the rights and cultures of other nations, and has been forced to play a more active international role by circumstances beyond its control.
On June 10, 2010, the media made a splash over our meeting and inaccurately labeled the Inaugural Committee as the 'Transition Team.' Since I was only consulted on the history of inaugurals, I dodged reporters who wanted to know more than I knew.